Kevin Clark

Heroism, Self-Love and the Elegy

Kevin Clark earned both his M.A. in Creative Writing (1979) and his Ph.D. in Literature (1986) at UC Davis. A recipient of the Cal Poly Distinguished Teaching Award, he teaches poetry writing and modern and contemporary American literature. Kevin's full-length collection of poetry In the Evening of No Warning (New Issues Poetry and Prose) was chosen by the Academy of American Poets for a publishers grant from the Greenwall Fund. His poems have appeared in numerous magazines and collections, including The Antioch Review, The Georgia Review, College English, and The Black Warrior Review. He has published three chapbooks: One of Us (Mille Grazie Press, 2000), Widow Under a New Moon (Owl Creek Press, 1990), and Granting the Wolf (State Street Press, 1984). His critical prose has appeared in many journals and collections, among them The Iowa Review, Papers on Language and Literature, The Southern Review, and Contemporary Literary Criticism.