Bachelor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1977.
Copyright examiner, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1982-1984; English instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1984-1989; assistant Professor of English and creative writing, Georgia Southern U., Statesboro, 1989-1996; associate professor, Georgia Southern U., Statesboro, since 1996. Judge annual contest Virginia Poetry Society, 1990, Georgia Poetry Society, 1989.
(To know leaf, my unnaming son reaches for it from his per...)
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Member Association Writing Programs.
Married Stephanie A. Tames, October 17, 1980. Children: Benjamin, Claire.