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Scholar, Poet, Editor, Essayist.

Between 1970 and 1986 published five books of poetry, including winners of the Lamont Award and the William Carlos Williams Award.  Edited anthologies and handbooks for Oxford, Columbia, Pearson, and Wylie

Notes, essays, articles, and reviews in several periodicals, including PMLA.  Twice winner of the Heilman award given by the Sewanee Review for book reviewing.

A.B., A.M. (Chicago), M.A. (UNC CH),  Ph.D. (Cincinnati).