(In West Virginia, when people step off the back porch, th...)
In West Virginia, when people step off the back porch, they step into a mountain, and that is thematically appropriate for this book of poetry on the subject of mysticism.
Bachelor, Marshall University, 1965. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1972.
Professor English, University Tennessee, Martin, since 1972. Co-editor Blair Mountain Press, Martin, since 1998.
With United States Navy, 1956-1960.
Married Mary Sue Allen, September 14, 1964 (divorced January 1984). 1 child, Helen Margaret.