MFA (University of Massachusetts)
He is the author of two collections of poems, Channel Markers (Wesleyan UP) and Human Costume (Salmon Poetry, Ireland). His work has appeared in such journals as The Nation, Antaeus, Ohio Review, Denver Quarterly, Shenandoah, Poetry Northwest, Cincinnati Review, and in two recent anthologies, Wild Sweet Notes and Backcountry: Contemporary Writing in West Virginia. He edited and introduced a new edition of Louise McNeill’s Paradox Hill (West Virginia UP, 2009). He has read his work in a wide range of American locales and also in Galway, Ireland. For twenty years, he has taught writing and literature at Marshall University.