Willard P. Greenwood II


Professor of English
Editor, Hiram Poetry Review, 2001 to present

B.A., University of Maine
M.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., Purdue University

 

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Courses

  • Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • American Literature
  • Introduction to Literary Studies
  • Sports and Literature
  • Ethos and Practice of Fly Fishing
  • Literary Theory

Research Interests

  • Ecocriticism
  • Postmodernism
  • Contemporary American fiction and poetry
  • Natural History of American Fish and Fisheries

Publications

  • The Bruiser as Boxing Americana,” Midwestern Miscellany, Spring 2013.
  • “The Shore” in The Great Lakes Book Project: An Anthology of Creative Non-Fiction from the Region's Best Authors (2013).
  • “Review of Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy,” Modern Fiction Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3. 1999.
  • "Quaking Bog" in Passages North (winter/spring 2001)
  • "Pelagic Mania" in Seneca Review (April 2002)
  • "Widower" in Poetry Motel #30 (2002)
  • "The Western Shore" in The Listening Eye (2003)
  • "Biographical Details" in 32 Poems (2004)
  • "The Fatback Outhouse" in Conduit (2006)
  • "Insomniac" in Passages North (2007)
  • "The Evening Troll" and "Vermont Hardware Store Fly-Rod" in Yale Angler's Journal (2007)
  • Reading Cormac McCarthy, from Greenwood Press (June 2009)
  • "Ohio Steel" in American Angler (March/April 2010)
  • “Walden Pond’s Mystery Trout,” The American Fly Fisher, Fall 2010.
  • “The Blueback Connection,” American Angler, May/June 2011.
  • “Claude Westfall and the Last Presidential Salmon,” The American Fly Fisher, Summer 2011.
  • “Penobscot River: Big Water Bronze,” American Angler, July/August 2011.
  • Riseforms (online journal), “Cabin Fever Sickness” February 2012
  • The Art of Angling: Poems About Fishing, “Gravedigger,” 2011.
  • “After the Funeral,” Slipstream, 2011
  • “The Winged Victory,” Poetry Motel 2010
  • “Graveyard Wedding,” The Briar Cliff Review, 2009
  • “The Evening Troll” and “Vermont Hardware Store Fly-Rod,” Yale Angler’s Journal, 2007.
  • “Insomniac,” Passages North, Vol. 28, No. 1. 2007.
  • “The Fatback Outhouse,” Conduit, No. 17. 2006.
  • “Biographical Details” 32 Poems, 2004.
  • “The Western Shore,” The Listening Eye, 2003.
  • “Widower,” Poetry Motel #30, 2002.
  • “Pelagic Mania,” The Seneca Review, 2002.
  • “Quaking Bog” appeared in Passages North, Vol. 22, No. 1. 2001.
  • “The Grandiose Manner of Electricians,” Willow Springs, Issue 44, June 1999.
  • “Huge Manatees and Floridian Mangrove Estuaries,” Potato Eyes, No. 20&21, 1999.
  • “Endless and Tall Grass,” American Literary Review, Spring 1998.
  • “Dead Water,” Poem, No. 79, 1998.
  • “Augur,” The Atlanta Review, Spring/Summer issue, 1996.
  • “Church of the Morning,” Indefinite Space, 1995.
  • “Well” and “Michelangelo Calling,” Chants #7, 1995.
  • “The Hypotenuse,” Chants #5, 1992.
  • “The Wife of the Pastor Laughs,” Mobius, 1991.
  • “I Bought You a Lemon Geranium,” Chants #1, 1989.

Other interests:

I am a tennis junkie. I also enjoy literature about fishing. I fly-fish and tie my own flies as well.

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