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Harvey l. hix


H. L. Hix’s recent books include a poetry collection, Rain Inscription; an edition, with Julie Kane, of selected poems of contemporary Lithuanian poet Tautvyda Marcinkevičiūtė, called Terribly In Love; an essay collection, Demonstrategy; and an art/poetry anthology, Ley Lines. Other recent poetry collections include American Anger, which on NPR’s website Craig Morgan Teicher has called “a disturbingly accurate take on current events”; First Fire, Then Birds; Incident Light; and Chromatic (a finalist for the National Book Award). His books of criticism and theory include Spirits Hovering Over the Ashes: Legacies of Postmodern Theory, and Morte d’Author: An Autopsy. He earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Texas, and taught for fifteen years at the Kansas City Art Institute; he has been a visiting professor at Shanghai University, and a Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer at Yonsei University. Currently he teaches in the Philosophy Department and the Creative Writing Program at a university in “one of those square states.”


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