blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Wyatt Prunt

Wyatt Prunty is the author of eight collections of poetry including The Lover’s Guide to Trapping (2009), Unarmed and Dangerous: New and Selected Poems (2000) and Since the Noon Mail Stopped (1997), all from the Johns Hopkins University Press. He is the founder and director of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He is an officer of the Fellowship of Southern Writers and has also received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, Johns Hopkins University, and the Brown Foundation. He was also editor of Sewanee Writers on Writing (Louisanna State University Press, 2000) and has served as general editor of the Sewanee Writers’ Series. Prunty is the Carlton Professor of English at Sewanee: The University of the South where he directs the Tennessee Williams Fellowship program at Sewanee.  end

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