NELSON, Howard. American, b. 1947. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY, professor of English, 1970-; writer. Publications: POETRY: Creatures, 1983; Singing into the Belly, 1990; Gorilla Blessing, 1993; Bone Music, 1997. OTHER: Robert Bly: An Introduction to the Poetry, 1984; (ed.) On the Poetry of Galway Kinnell: The Wages of Dying, 1987. Address: Department of English, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY 13021, U.S.A.