Randall Horton is an assistant professor of English at the University of New Haven in Connecticut and the author of a memoir, Hook (Augury Books, 2016), winner of the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award, and three poetry collections: Pitch Dark Anarchy (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press, 2013), The Definition of Place (Main Street Rag, 2006) and The Lingua Franca of Ninth Street (Main Street Rag, 2009). He is the recipient of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award, the Bea González Poetry Award, and a National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship. Horton is a former DC resident. He is a fellow of Cave Canem and a member of the Affrilachian Poets, and senior editor at Willow Books, an independent literary press he helped to found in 2006.
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/horton-randall/
Submitted by Kim Roberts, July 2017