Hood, Charles (Wayne) 1959-

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HOOD, Charles (Wayne) 1959-

PERSONAL: Born April 23, 1959, in Los Angeles, CA; son of W. Eugene Hood (a truck driver) and June Helen Haubrich (a teacher); married first wife, Bonnie Jane, 1981 (divorced, 1991); married Andrea Fonville (an instructional associate), January, 1993; children: Jared Burton, Nicholas Cull, Amber. Ethnicity: "White." Education: California State University, B.A., 1982; University of California-Irvine, M.F.A., 1984. Politics: "Green." Religion: "Animist." Hobbies and other interests: Ornithology, painting, spelunking.

ADDRESSES: Home—2413 Windwood Dr., Palmdale, CA 93550. Offıce—Antelope Valley College, 3041 West Ave. K, Lancaster, CA 93536. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: University of California, Irvine, lecturer in Humanities Program, 1985-89; Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA, professor of English, 1989—.

MEMBER: English Council of California Two-Year Colleges, Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fulbright in Ethnopoetics, Papua New Guinea, 1985.


Red Sky, Red Water (poetry), SUN/Gemini, 1990.

Bombing Ploesti (poetry), Desmodus, 1996.

The Xopilote Cantos (poetry), Asylum Arts, 1999.

(With Mark Fisher) Passenger/Traveler (poetry and prose), Wordrunner, 2000.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Ground Zero, "a cross-cultural look at the Hiroshima bombing."