Gary Myers,
Professor

202 Howell Hall
Dept. of English
P.O. Box E
Mississippi State, MS

Creative Writing, poetry

Gary Myers

 

Professional Bio

Gary Myers is Professor of English and Creative Writing. His poems have appeared in the United States and Canada in such publications as The New Yorker, Poetry, Kansas Quarterly, Louisville Review, Indiana Review, Crazyhorse, California Quarterly, Pleiades, The Albany Review, Poetry Northwest, The Plum Review, American Poetry Monthly, Descant, Bitterroot, Blue Light Red Light, Antigonish Review, Timbuktu, Poetry Toronto, Waves, Z Miscellaneous, Colorado-North Review, and others. Lifetime Possessions won the 6th annual Riverstone Press Poetry Prize and was published in December 1997 by Riverstone Press of West Chester, PA. World Effects, selected by Naomi Shihab Nye as the winner of the Stanley Hanks Poetry Award, sponsored by the St. Louis Poetry Center, was published in January 1990 by Nevertheless Press.

Current projects include: a poetry manuscript that focuses on the Holocaust titled Planet Auschwitz; and, a poetry manuscript titled Life's Promise.

Dr. Myers also served as Director of Freshman English, 1997-2003 and Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences, 2003-2007. He served as Dean of Arts & Sciences from 2007 until July 2012...

Publications

 

Lifetime Possessions

Gary Myers

Lifetime Possessions: Poems

 

World Effects

Gary Myers

World Effects