Poet and novelist whose functions have already been published in THE BRAND NEW Yorker as well as the Atlantic, among various other prominent literary publications. His poetry series include Anthracite Nation and Home of Times; his notable books are the Last Place and Benjamin’s Crossing. After graduating from Pennsylvania’s Lafayette University, he received a Ph.D. in the School of St. Andrews in Scotland. He released his debut poetry collection, Performing with time, in 1972. He trained at both Dartmouth University and Middlebury University. He was raised in Pennsylvania. He wedded article writer and psychologist Devon Jersild. His novel THE FINAL Station was modified right into a film starring Helen Mirren.