Hightower, Scott 1952-
HIGHTOWER, Scott 1952-
Born 1952, in TX. Education: University of Texas—Austin, B.A., 1973; Antioch University of Ohio, M.Ed., 1977; Columbia University, M.F.A., 1994.
Fordham University, New York, NY, poet in residence at Lincoln Center Campus. Worked as junior high school and high school teacher; also taught at Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University, and at Gay Men's Health Crisis.
Academy of American Poets Prize, 1994.
Tin Can Tourist (poetry), Fordham University Press (New York, NY), 2001.
Contributor of poetry to periodicals, including AGNI, Barrow Street, Gulf Coast, New England Review, Ploughshares, Salmagundi, Southwest Review, and Yale Review. Contributing editor, Journal.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Poet, spring, 2002, review of Tin Can Tourist, p. 57.*