Morgan, Robert (R.)

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MORGAN, Robert (R.)

MORGAN, Robert (R.). American, b. 1944. Genres: Poetry, Essays. Career: Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC, instructor in English, 1968-69; farmer, housepainter, and writer in Hendersonville, NC, 1969-71; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, lecturer, 1971-73, assistant professor, 1973-78, associate professor, 1978-84, professor of English, 1984-92, Kappa Alpha Professor of English, 1992-, director of undergraduate studies, 1980-81, 1984-85, acting chair of department, 1985, 1986-87. Davidson College, Mc- Gee visiting writer, 1998; Duke University, Blackburn visiting writer, 2003. Has served on Prize committees. Gives poetry readings at colleges and universities. Publications: Zirconia Poems, 1969; The Voice in the Crosshairs, 1971; Red Owl (poems), 1972; Land Diving (poems), 1976; Trunk and Thicket, 1978; Groundwork, Bronze Age, 1981; At the Edge of the Orchard Country, 1987; The Blue Valleys: A Collection of Stories, 1989; Sigodlin, 1990; Green River: New and Selected Poems, 1991; The Mountains Won't Remember Us, 1992; Good Measure: Essays, Interviews, and Notes on Poetry, 1993; The Hinterlands: A Mountain Tale in Three Parts, 1994; The Truest Pleasure, 1995; Wild Peavines: New Poems, 1996; Gap Creek, 1999; The Balm of Gilead Tree and Other Stories, 1999; Topsoil Road: Poems, 2000; This Rock, 2001; Brave Enemies, 2003; The Strange Attractor: New and Selected Poems, 2004. Contributor to anthologies. Poems and essays have appeared in periodicals. Address: Department of English, Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]