Witherup, William

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WITHERUP, William. American, b. 1935. Genres: Poetry. Career: Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, instructor in performing arts and creative writing, 1963-64; Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA, instructor in the creative writing of poetry, 1970-75; worked in construction, furniture moving, and warehousing in Marin and Sonoma Counties, CA, 1980-85. Publications: (ed. with J. Bruchac) Words from the House of the Dead: Prison Writings from Soledad, 1976; Black Ash, Orange Fire: Collected Poems, 1959-1985, 1986; Men at Work, 1990; Down Wind, Down River: New and Selected Poems, 2000. Contributor to books. Address: c/o Ahsahta Press, Dept of English, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]