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At the Edge: Dr. Randall Horton, Poet and Scholar

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Dr. Randall Horton, Assistant Professor of English at University of New Haven, hails from Birmingham, AL, and is a former recipient of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize. His first book The Definition of Place was a finalist for the Main Street Rag Book Award and was published in their Editor's Select Series in 2006. Dr. Horton is the current poetry editor of Reverie: Midwest African American Literature and co-editor of Fingernails Across the Chalkboard Poetry and Prose on HIV/AIDs from the Black Diaspora (Third World Press, 2007). He is also the editor of four children's anthologies.  He received his undergraduate education at both Howard Univ and  Univ of DC (B.A. English). He has a MFA in Creative Writing with an emphasis in Poetry from Chicago State Univ and a PhD in Creative Writing from SUNY Albany. He is a Cave Canem fellow and his poems, fiction and nonfiction appear in Motif: Writing by Ear, Mosaic, Black Renaissance, Crab Orchard Review and The Red Clay Review. He is currently working on critical essays that explore the impact of cultural memory and trauma-poetry and poetics. He is on a Poetry Panel at the CBC Conference-WEWCC, Sept 21. 

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