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Creative Writing Program

Harvey Hix

Professor for the Department of Philosophy and the Creative Writing Program

Ph.D., University of Texas

M.A., University of Texas

B.A., Belmont College

(307) 766-5247

Ross Hall 8


H. L. Hix's most recent book is American Anger. His recent poetry collections include I'm Here to Learn to Dream in Your Language; As Much As, If Not More Than; First Fire, Then Birds: Obsessionals 1985-2010; and Incident Light.  Others of his recent books include Uncoverage: Asking After Recent Poetry and Ley Lines.  His website is

Honors and Distinctions

Fullbright Distinguished Lectureship
NEA Fellowship
KCAI Teaching Excellence Award
T.S. Eliot Prize

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