Meet the Author
Robert Cording has published eight collections of poems, the most recent of which are Walking With Ruskin and Only So Far. A new book on poetry, the bible, and metaphor is forthcoming from Slant. He taught for 38 years at Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts, and now is a poetry mentor in MFA program at Seattle Pacific University. He has received two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships in poetry and his poems have appeared in publications such as the Nation, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Poetry, Hudson Review, Kenyon Review, New Ohio Review, New England Review, Orion, and the New Yorker.