American person in the Black Hill poets whose works are the lengthy poem “Gunslinger” as well as the poetry collection Recollections of Gran Apacheria. His prose functions are the Rites of Passing: A BRIEF OVERVIEW and By the Audio. He grew up in rural Illinois through the Great Depression. Afterwards, he studied on the School of Illinois with Black Mountain University. During his period as a citizen poet at Kent Condition School, he was a enthusiast of and coach to a fresh Wave band known as Devo. His initial relationship was to Helene Dorn; afterwards, he wed Jennifer Dunbar Dorn. He was respected by writer Stephen Ruler , who find the Gunslinger because the title from the first reserve in his Dark Tower horror series.