blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



   Crawdads on the Styx
   The Perils of Censorship

R.T. Smith has been the editor of Shenandoah since 1995. He has published two books of poetry, Trespasser (1996) and Messenger (2001). His next books, Brightwood and Hollow Log, will be published 2003. He has recent or forthcoming works in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, New Stories from the South, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, and The Sewanee Review. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Arts International and the Irish Arts Council. He won the 2001 Richard Hugo Award from Poetry Northwest.