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Robert Gray's Biography

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Mobile, AL
Sep 2008

Robert Gray is almost good at singing, playing the bass, writing poetry, and keeping his hair combed.  His first book, I Wish That I Were Langston Hughes, has recently been published by Negative Capability Press, and he has taught writing and literature at the University of Alabama, Michigan State University, and Troy State University.  He is currently the Director of the Program for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of South Alabama, where he also teaches part-time for the English Department.  He holds a B.A. and M.A. in English and has recently completed his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Alabama.  He lives in Mobile, AL with his wife, Kim, and two children, Liam and Emma.

Influences

Wordsworth, Rilke, Tony Harrison, Giovanni, Whitman, Stevens, Lorde, Cervantes, etc.

Upcoming Works

Drew: A Novel in Verse

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Publishers

Negative Capability Press