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Professor of English; B.A., Kentucky State University; M.A. University of New Orleans; Ph.D., Tulane University. He is the author of five collections of poems, Dreaming of Rivers, Evening Knowledge, The Long Road Home, Songs and Lamentations, and Heart's Hornbook. Evening Knowledge was a winner in the 1990 Virginia Prize for Poetry.

Words—“celebration and elegy, song and lamentation”—come closest to expressing the inexpressible, says professor, poet, and essayist Eric Trethewey.