Professor of English
Ph.D. 1972 (English), Columbia; B.A. 1964, Stanford.
Areas of Research/Interest:
poetry; community outreach; writing workshops
PEN, Poetry Society of America, Authors' Guild.
T. S. Eliot Prize short list for The Father, England, 1994; Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award, 1993-1996; National Book Critics' Circle Award for The Dead and the Living, 1984.
The Wellspring. New York: Knopf. 1996.
The Father. New York: Knopf. 1992.
The Gold Cell. New York: Knopf. 1987.
The Dead and the Living. New York: Knopf. 1984.
Satan Says. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 1980.