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W. D. Ehrhart

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W. D. Ehrhart holds an Honorable Discharge from the US Marine Corps and a PhD from the University of Wales at Swansea. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War. The recipient of the President’s Medal from Veterans for Peace, a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships, a Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation Grant, and an Excellence in the Arts Award from Vietnam Veterans of America, he is the husband of Anne and father of Leela, and teaches English and history at the Haverford School in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also coaches winter track and sponsors the school’s student journal of literature and art. Bill Ehrhart is the author of fourteen books of poetry and prose, as well as ten poetry chapbooks. His poems have appeared in such journals as American Poetry Review, North American Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, VVAW Veteran, and War, Literature & the Arts (the literary journal of the U.S. Air Force Academy). His new book of poems, The Bodies Beneath the Table, will be released by Adastra Press in 2010.

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