For a fuller account of the materials listed below, please see Timothy Steele, A Bibliography 1957 - 2018, compiled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom and Joshua S. Odell. Santa Barbara: Joshua Odell Editions, 2018.

Collections of Poems

Uncertainties and Rest. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Sapphics Against Anger and Other Poems. New York: Random House, 1986.

The Color Wheel. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Sapphics and Uncertainties: Poems 1970-1986. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1995.

Toward the Winter Solstice. Athens, OH: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2006.

Chapbooks and Limited Edition Poems

The Prudent Heart. Los Angeles: Symposium Press, 1983.

Nine Poems. Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth, 1984.

On Harmony. Omaha: Abattoir Editions, 1984.

Short Subjects. Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth, 1985.

Beatitudes. Child Okeford, Dorset: Words Press, 1988.

Starr Farm Beach. West Chester, PA: Aralia Press, 2005.

Scholarship and Literary Criticism

Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt Against Meter. Fayetteville:

       University of Arkansas Press, 1990.

All the Fun’s in How You Say a Thing: An Explanation of Meter and Versification.

       Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1999.

Books Edited

The Music of His History: Poems for Charles Gullans on His Sixtieth Birthday.

        Edited by Timothy Steele. Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth Press, 1989.

The Poems of J. V. Cunningham. Edited with an introduction and commentary by

        Timothy Steele. Athens, OH: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 1997.

Articles, Introductions, or Afterwords in Magazines, Journals, Books, and Anthologies of Criticism

“The Structure of the Detective Story.” Modern Fiction Studies 27 (Winter 1981-

       82): 555-70.

“The Dissociation of Sensibility: Mannered Muses, Ancient and Modern.” The

       Southern Review 19 (Winter 1983): 57-72.

“Matter and Mystery: Neglected Works and Background Materials of Detective

       Fiction.” Modern Fiction Studies 29 (Autumn 1983): 435-50.

“Let Thy Words Be Few: Remembering J. V. Cunningham.” Sequoia 29 (Spring

       1985): 104-8.

“Tradition and Revolution: The Modern Movement and Free Verse.” The

       Southwest Review 70 (Summer 1985): 294-319.

“J. V. Cunningham: An Introduction and an Interview.” The Iowa Review 15 (Fall

1985): 1-24.

“Janet Lewis and the Untranslatable Heart.” Los Angeles Times: The Book Review (3

       November 1985): 2.

“Writing in Meter.” Crosscurrents 8 (Winter 1989): 101-4.

“Pattern and Substance in the Life and Work of Janet Lewis.” Numbers 4 (Winter

       1990): 79-90.

“On Meter.” Hellas 1 (Fall 1990): 289-310.

“Excerpt,” from Missing Measures. The Formalist 1 (Autumn 1990): 37-39.

“The Superior Art: Prose, Verse, and Modern Poetry.” In Conversant Essays:

       Contemporary Poets of Poetry, edited by James McCorkle (Detroit: Wayne

       State University Press, 1990): 120-131.

“‘Let Thy Words Be Few’: Remembering J.V. Cunningham.” Verse 7 (Winter

       1990): 33-37. (This is an expanded version of the essay that initially

       appeared in Sequoia.)

“The Forms of Poetry.” Brandeis Review 12 (Summer 1992): 28-33.

Three Entries: “Edgar Bowers,” “Thom Gunn,” “Vers Libre.” In The Oxford

       Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry, edited by Ian Hamilton. Oxford:

       Oxford University Press, 1994: 62-63, 201-3, 558-59.

“On Edgar Bowers.” La Fontana, special issue (March 1994): 44-45.

“Staunch Meter, Great Song.” In Meter in English: A Critical Engagement, edited

       by David Baker. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, l996: 221-47.

“Boundless Wealth from a Finite Store: Meter and Grammar.” Michigan Quarterly

       Review 36 (Winter 1997): 161-80.

“Prosody, Elizabethan.” In Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, edited by Paul F.

       Gendler. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1999: vol. 5, 176-79.

“‘Across Spaces of the Footed Line’: the Meter and Versification of Robert Frost.” In

       The Cambridge Companion to Robert Frost, edited by Robert Faggen.

       Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001: 123-53.

“John Keats’s Poems of 1817.” The World from Here: Treasures of the Great

       Libraries of Los Angeles. Los Angeles: The Grunwald Center for the Graphic

       Arts and the Hammer Museum, 2001: 419.

“‘The Bravest Sort of Verses’: The Heroic Couplet.” An Exaltation of Forms, edited by

       Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,

       2002: 107-15.

Afterword to Helen Pinkerton’s Taken in Faith. Athens, OH: Swallow Press/Ohio

       University Press, 2002: 119-29.

“Prosody for 21st-Century Poets.” Website of The Academy of American Poets,

       2006. (

“Verse Satire in the Twentieth Century.” In A Companion to Satire Ancient and

       Modern, edited by Ruben Quintero. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007: 434-59.

Introduction to Peter Stanlis’s Robert Frost: The Poet as Philosopher. Wilmington,

       Delaware: ISI Books, 2007: i-x.

“Judge’s Note for The 2008 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award.” In Measure, volume

       4, issue 1 (2009): 71-72.

Introduction to Able Muse Anthology, edited by Alex Pepple. San Jose: Able

       Muse Press, 2011: xiii-iv.

Two short essays for “The Symposium on Form.” In Think Journal 3 (Spring 2011):

       13-15; 33-35.

“Scansion,” ”Verse and Prose.” Entries for The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and

       Poetics, 4th Edition, Roland Greene, Editor in Chief, Stephen Cushman,

       General Editor. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012: 1259-63; 1507-


Two Entries: “Edgar Bowers,” “Thom Gunn.” In The Oxford Companion to Modern

       Poetry, 2nd ed., edited by Ian Hamilton and Jeremy Noel-Tod. Oxford:

       Oxford University Press, 2013: 64-65, 232-34. (These entries revise the

       earlier ones on EB and TG written for The Oxford Companion to

       Twentieth-Century Poetry, which was published in 1994. Though the

       current volume carries a different title, the publisher lists the book as a 2nd

       edition of the original volume.)

Afterword to Frank Osen’s Virtue, Big as Sin. San Jose: Able Muse Press, 2013): 63-


Essay: “’No Shepherd of a Child’s Surmises’: J. V. Cunningham as a Montana Poet.”

       In These Living Songs: Reading Montana Poetry, edited by Lisa Simon and

       Brady Harrison. Missoula, University of Montana Press, 2014: 153-66.

Essay: "Two Version of Orpheus: Edgar Bowers and Thom Gunn. The Yale Review 103:3 (July 

        2017): 71-103.

Essay: “Reading, Writing, and Bibliography.” In Timothy Steele, A Bibliography

       1957 – 2018, compiled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom and Joshua S. Odell. Santa

       Barbara: Joshua Odell Editions, 2018: xi-xxx.

Essay: “The Poetry Of Helen Pinkerton.” Literary Matters 11 (Spring 2018):

Essay: “Another Look at Thom Gunn.” The Threepenny Review 160 (Winter 2020):



“Keeping the Angels in Line”: of Mary Baron, Letters for the New England Dead.

       Counter/Measures 3 (1974): 191-93.

“Sunbelly”: of Kenneth Fields, Sunbelly. The Southern Review 11 (Spring 1975): 482-


“Recent Verse of W.S. Merwin”: of W.S. Merwin, The Compass Flower and Feathers

       from the Hill. The Southern Review 16 (Spring 1980): 483-91.

“Curving to Foreign Harbors”: of Turner Cassity, The Defense of the Sugar Islands.

       The Southern Review 17 (Winter 1981): 205-13.

“Conversations with Novelists”: of Christopher Bigsby and Heide Ziegler, The

       Radical Imagination and the Liberal Tradition: Interviews with English and

       American Novelists and Dianna Cooper-Clark, Designs of Darkness:

       Interviews with Detective Novelists. Modern Fiction Studies 30 (Summer,

       1984): 423-25.

Of The Oxford Book of Children’s Verse in America, edited by Donald Hall. Los

       Angeles Times: The Book Review (29 March 1985): 3, 6.

Of Stevie Smith: A Selection, edited by Hermione Lee. Los Angeles Times: The

       Book Review (26 May 1985): 7.

Of Skeptical Engagements, by Frederick Crews. California Magazine 12 (January

1987): 80-81.


Two Poems: “Wait,” “Homecoming in Late March.” Poetry 119 (March 1972): 329.

Three Poems: “Coda in Wind,” “October Dusk,” “September Noon.” The Southern

       Review, 8 (Winter 1972): 170-72.

Two Poems: “Reading Habits,” “Cowboy.” Modern Occasions 11 (Winter 1972):


Two Poems “At the Summit,” “This Is.” The Chowder Review (Winter 1973): 27.

Four Poems: “Night Transit,” “For Ying Lew,” “Epitaph,” “For One Who Worked

       Polk Street.” Counter/Measures 2 (1973): 79-80.

Poem: “Family Reunion.” The Southern Humanities Review 8 (Summer 1974): 335.

Poem: “A Couple, A Domestic Interior.” Southern Poetry Review 14 (Fall 1974): 45.

Three Poems: “Strictly Romantic: Coastal Town in Maine,” “For My Mother,” “This

       Time Around.” The Greensboro Review 19 (Winter 1974-75): 101-3.

Two Poems: “One Morning,” “Profils Perdus.” The Southern Review 11 (Spring

       1975): 421-22.

Four Poems: “With a Copy of Ronald Firbank,” “Even Then,” “Mornings in a New

       Apartment,” “Don Juan: A Winter Convalescence,” The Greensboro Review

       19 (Winter 1975-76): 20-22.

Poem: “Summer Fairytale.” The Chowder Review 6 (1976): 6.

Poem: “Jogging in the Presidio.” Sequoia (1976): 74.

Poem: “Stargazing at Barton.” The Southern Poetry Review 16 (Spring 1976): 47.

Four Poems: “Last Night as You Slept,” “Learning to Skate,” “Rural Colloquy with a

       Painter,” “Baker Beach at Sunset.” The Greensboro Review 22 (Spring l977):


Three Poems: “Three Notes Toward Definitions: I: Of Culture, II: Of Faith, III: Of

       Friendship.” Poetry 130 (July l977): 218-20.

Five Poems: "Sunday Afternoon," "Evening, after the Auction," "The Messenger,"

       "History of a Friendship in Mattapoisett," "Poet at the Christmas Tree." The

       Southern Review 13 (Autumn 1977): 774-78.

Four Poems: “This Is,” “Profils Perdus,” “For my Mother,” “With a Copy of Ronald

       Firbank.” Sequoia 22 (Autumn 1977): 5-8.

Five Poems: “Jogging in the Presidio,” “Two for the Road,” “With a Copy of Ronald

       Firbank, “Family Reunion,” “A Couple, A Domestic Interior.” PN Review 5

       (1977): 26.

Two Poems: “Names,” “Apology.” The Gramercy Review 3 (Spring 1979): 46-47.

Four Poems: “Murder Mystery,” “In the King’s Rooms,” “Border Tramp,” “From the

       Point.” The Southern Review 15 (Fall 1979): 1003-6.

Three Poems: “The Sheets,” “The Shortcut,” “Coming Now.” Canto 3 (May 1980):


Two Poems: “Sunday Supplement,” “Cory in April.” The Gramercy Review 4

       (Spring 1980): 3-6.

Four Poems: “Last Words on the Subject,” “Toward Calgary,” “Estrangements,” “Old

       Letters.” Occident (Winter 1981): 43-44.

Poem: “Near Olympic.” The Threepenny Review 6 (Summer 1981): 12.

Two Poems: “Summer,” “1816.” Chicago Review 33 (Summer 1981): 58-59.

Poem: “Sapphics Against Anger.” The Threepenny Review 11 (Fall 1982): 3.

Poem: “On the Eve of a Birthday.” Poetry 141 (November 1982): 69-70.

Two Poems: “From a Rooftop,” “Timothy.” The Paris Review 88 (Summer 1983):


Two Poems: “The Chorus,” “Chanson Philosophique.” Poetry 142 (August 1983):


Two Poems: “The Treatise on Harmony,” “Mockingbird.” The Greensboro Review

       34 (Summer 1983): 82-83.

Two Poems: “Angel,” “The Library.” Poetry 143 (December 1983): 127-29.

Three Poems: “The Skull at the Crossroads,” “Guessing Game,” “Social Reform,”

       Triquarterly 58 (Winter 1984): 133-34.

Three Poems: “Love Poem,” “Snapshots for Posterity,” “Jacaranda.” Sequoia 28

       (Winter 1984): 1-3.

Three Poems: “Matthew 5.l5,” “An L.A. Impromptu,” “Sage Counsel.” Nebo 2

       (Spring 1984): 24.

Poem: “The Wartburg.” The Threepenny Review 18 (Summer 1984): 12.

Poem: “Life Portrait.” The Threepenny Review 19 (Fall 1984): 17.

Two Poems: “Eros,” “Ethics.” Poetry 145 (February 1985): 262-63.

Poem: “UCSB Pastoral.” Daily Nexus 16 (May 23, 1986): 7A.

Poem: “Beatitudes, While Setting out the Trash.” The Yale Review 75 (Spring

       1986): 372.

Three Poems: “Joseph,” “Education in Music,” “Eros.” Numbers (Autumn 1986):


Two Poems: “Joseph,” “Education in Music.” Sequoia 31 (Centennial Issue 1987):


Poem: “Portrait of a Woman in a Museum.” Zyzzyva 3 (Spring 1987): 129.

Four Poems: “Aurora,” “Youth,” “Dependent Nature,” “Pacific Rim.” The New

       Criterion 6 (October 1987): 45-48.

Poem: “Scrapbook for my Sister.” The Jacaranda Review 3 (Fall/Winter 1988): 118.

Two Poems: “Decisions, Decisions,” “Practice.” Crosscurrents 8 (Winter 1989): 15-


Two Poems: “On Wheeler Mountain,” “Cosmos.” The Greensboro Review 46

       (Summer 1989): 135-36.

Poem: “For Thom Gunn, Thinking of Him in Vermont.” PN Review 16 (Autumn

       1989): 44.

Poem: “Advice to a Student.” The Formalist 1 (Winter 1990): 27.

Poem: “Once.” The Spectator (3 February 1990): 31.

Poem: “On his Cooking.” Lullwater Review 1 (Spring 1990): 14.

Three Poems: “Jerusalem Delivered,” “Once,” “Joseph and His Brothers.” The

       Epigrammatist 1 (April 1990): 22-23.

Two Poems: “A Shore,” “Georgics.” Zyzzyva 7 (Spring 1991): 69, 71.

Poem: “In Passing.” Southwest Review 77. (Winter 1992): 56.

Poem: “One Binary Star Talking to Another.” The Epigrammatist (April 1992): 22.

Poem: “Anecdote of the Sugar Bowl.” The New Criterion 11 (November 1992): 40.

Two Poems: “Luck,” “Just as Well.” Hellas 3 (Fall 1992): 50-52.

Three Poems: “Beethoven’s Ninth at the Hollywood Bowl,” “Ars Poetica,”

       “Curriculum Vitae.” The Classical Outlook, 70 (Fall 1992): 20.

Two Poems: “December in Los Angeles,” “Hortulus.” Poetry, 161 (December 1992):


Poem: “California Sea Lion.” The Threepenny Review, 52 (Winter 1993): 11.

Poem: “Takeoff.” The New Republic, 4090 (June 7, 1993): 40.

Poem: “Her Memory of the Picnic.” Shenandoah, 43 (Fall 1993): 94-95.

Poem: “History of Morals, or The Old Curiosity Shop.” The Epigrammatist (April

       1994): 21.

Poem: “The Telemarketers’ Hour.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 7 (December 13,

       1994): 45.

Two Poems: “Luck,” “Anecdote of the Sugar Bowl.” Poetry Durham 35 (Summer

       1995): 18-20.

Poem: “Millennial Visions.” The Epigrammatist (December 1995): 4.

Poem: "For Wesley Trimpi." Hellas 7 (Fall/Winter 1996): 13.

Two Poems: “For Victoria, Traveling in Europe,” “Charley.” Pivot 45 (1997): 24.

Poem: “Going,” Poetry 171 (October-November 1997): 81-82.

Poem: “For Joe Kennedy.” Paintbrush 25 (Autumn 1998): 135.

Poem: “Toward the Winter Solstice.” Poetry 177 (December 2000): 204-05.

Two Poems: “Starr Farm Beach,” “Snow.” The New Criterion 19 (January 2001): 37-


Poem: “Faustina.” Poetry 177 (March 2001): 370.

Poem: “Champlain Evening.” Smartish Pace 4 (Spring/Summer 2001): 40.

Poem: “The Sweet Peas.” Southwest Review 86 (Fall 2001): 510-11.

Poem: “Didelphis Virginiana.” Bayou 38 (Winter 2002): 66-67.

Poem: “In the Memphis Airport.” ZYZZYVA 18 (Spring 2002): 177.

Poem: “The Middle Years.” Poetry 181 (October-November 2002): 82-83.

Poem: “Gym Evenings.” Iambs and Trochees 1 (November 2002): 12-13.

Three Poems: “Sepulveda Basin Mallards,” “Jardin des Tuileries,” “Freudian

       Analysis.” The New Compass: A Critical Review 2 (December 2003): no pp.


Poem: “Siglo de Oro.” The Threepenny Review 97 (Spring 2004): 11.

Poem: “Joanna, Wading.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. (June 8, 2004): A19.

Two Poems: “Henry and Elvis,” “In a Eucalyptus Grove.” The Kenyon Review 27

       (Winter 2005): 113-14

Three Poems: “Daybreak, Benedict Canyon,” “The Swing,” “Ethel Taylor.” The New

       Criterion 23 (April 2005): 25-30.

Three Poems: “Black Phoebe,” “Hercules and the Poet,” “A Short History of Post-

       Structuralism.” Cadenza 14 (Fall 2005): 36; 44; 75.

Poem: “The Faithful Widower.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (January 4, 2006): A11.

Poem: “A Muse.” The Threepenny Review 105 (Spring 2006): 12.

Two Poems: “April 27, 1937,” “Herb Garden.” Measure 1 (Spring 2006): 69-71.

Poem: “Love Letter.” The New York Sun 123:150 (November 14, 2007): 16.

Two Poems: “Opening the Camp,” “Flying Colors.” The Hopkins Review 1 (Spring

       2008): 210-12.

Translation and Poem: “Demain, dès l’aube . . .” (Victor Hugo), “Anima.” The

       Raintown Review 7 (May 2008): 109-11. (“Anima” is reprinted from Toward

       the Winter Solstice.)

Poem: “Caesar for a Day.” First Things 193 (May 2009): 28.

Poem: “For Kashmir.” First Things 194 (June/July 2009): 20.

Poem: “In Montmartre Cemetery.” Able Muse (Winter 2009).

Poem: “At a Swimming Pool.” Clearing the Sill of the World: Program of the 28th

       Annual Key West Literary Seminar (January 7 – 14, 2010): 38.

Two Poems: “Arrangement for One Voice,” “Pastoral at Rock Point.” Sewanee

       Review 118 (Spring 2010): 197-98.

Poem: “Sentimental Education,” The Hopkins Review 4 (Summer 2011): 399.

Poem: “Close Encounter,” American Arts Quarterly 29 (Summer 2012): 64.

Poem: “The Stocking Feeder.” First Things 228 (December 2012): 50.

Poem: “A Visitor.” Alabama Literary Review, 21 (2012 [ALR is published annually]):


Poem: “Astronomical Aubade.” First Things 229 (January 2013): 44.

Poem: “Haydn in Los Angeles.” Classical KUSC Arts Alive Blog (posted 2 May


Poem: “L. A. Story.” The Evansville Review 23 (2013 [TER is published annually]):


Poem: “Now and Then.” Light Poetry Magazine (Winter/Spring 2014).

Poem: “Descent of Man.” The Smithsonian 45 (January 2015): 55.

Three Poems: “Changing of the Guard,” “Café du Soir, “ Squirrel Among Gum

       Trees.” The Yale Review 103 (July 2015): 18-21.

Poem: “Song at Seventy.” Literary Matters 10 (Winter 2018).

Poem: “Brief Encounter.” Measure 13 (2018): 4.

Poem: “The Mountain Lion of Central Park.” Able Muse 27 (Winter 2019): 64-65.

Poems and Essays in Anthologies, Textbooks, and Festschriften

Poem: “Epitaph.” In Introduction to Literature, 2nd. edition, edited by X. J.

       Kennedy. Boston: Little Brown, 1976: 65.

Poem: “Wait.” In The Poetry Anthology: 1912-1977, edited by Daryl Hine and

       Joseph Parisi. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978: 454.

Poem: “Night Transit.” In Selections: University & College Poetry Prizes 1973-78,

       edited by Stanley Kunitz. New York: Academy of American Poets, 1980: 75.

Poem: “Epitaph.” In Tygers of Wrath: Poems of Hate, Anger, and Invective, edited

       by X. J. Kennedy. Athens, GA: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1981: 140.

Poem: “Sapphics Against Anger.” In The Pushcart Prize, VIII: Best of the Small

       Presses, edited by Bill Henderson. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1983:


Poem: “Life Portrait.” In Anthology of Magazine Verse & Yearbook of American

       Poetry, edited by Alan F. Pater. Beverly Hills: Monitor Book Company, 1985:


Essay: “Charles Gullans.” In Contemporary Poets, 4th edition, edited by James

       Vinson and D. L. Kirkpatrick. London: St. Martins, 1985: 331-33.

Poem: “Epitaph.” In The Norton Book of Light Verse, edited by Russell Baker. New

       York: Norton, 1986: 423.

Poem: “Sapphics Against Anger.” In Strong Measures: Recent American Poems in

       Traditional Forms, edited by Philip Dacey and David Jauss. New York:

       Harper & Row, 1986: 349-50.

Two Poems: “Epitaph,” “Timothy.” In An Introduction to Poetry, 6th edition, edited

       by X. J. Kennedy. Boston: Little Brown, 1986, pp. 65, 363.

Three Poems: “A Devotional Sonnet,” “One Morning,” “Rural Colloquy with a

       Painter.” In Contemporary Religious Poetry, edited by Paul Ramsey.

       Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1987: 118-119, 190.

Translation: “Prayer” (Pater Benigne, Summa Semper Lenitas). In Samuel Johnson:

       Latin Poems Translated by Various Hands, edited by R. L. Barth. Florence,

       KY: Robert L. Barth Press, 1987: 3.

Poem: “Scrapbook for my Sister.” Celebrations at Sixty for Turner Cassity, edited

       by R. L. Barth. Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth Press, 1987: 20.

Two Poems: “The Sheets,” “Aurora.” In The Direction of Poetry, edited by Robert

      Richman. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988: 123-25.

Poem: “Beatitudes, While Setting out the Trash.” In Anthology of Magazine Verse

       & Yearbook of American Poetry: 1987-1989, edited by Alan F. Pater.

       Beverly Hills: Monitor Book Company, 1986-1988: 150.

Essay: “Tradition and Revolution: The Modern Movement and Free Verse.” In

       Expansive Poetry, edited by Frederick Feirstein. Santa Cruz: Story Line

       Press, 1989: 124-57.

Poem: “For Charles, on his Sixtieth Birthday” In The Music of his History: Poems

       for Charles Gullans on his Sixtieth Birthday, edited by Timothy Steele.

       Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth Press, 1989: 16.

Three Poems: “Youth,” “Dependent Nature,” “Decisions, Decisions.” In A Few

       Friends: Poems for Thom Gunn’s 60th Birthday, edited by Douglas

       Chambers. Walkerton, ONT: Stonyground Press, 1989: 44-47.

Four Poems: “Jacaranda,” “Timothy,” “From a Rooftop,” “Sapphics Against Anger.”

       In Nine Years After: A Retrospective Anthology of the Robert L. Barth Press,

       edited by Robert L. Barth. Florence, KY: Robert L. Barth Press, 1989: 60-63.

Two Poems: “Aurora,” “Pacific Rim.” In The Uncommon Touch: Fiction and Poetry

       form the Stanford Writing Workshop, edited by John L’Heureux. Stanford:

       Stanford Alumni Association, 1989: 417-18.

Poem: “Homage to a Carnegie Library.” In A Garland for Harry Duncan, edited by

       W. Thomas Taylor. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1989: 86-87.

Two Poems: “Epitaph,” “Waiting for the Storm.” In An Introduction to Poetry, 7th

       edition, edited by X. J. Kennedy. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1990: 69,


Poem: “Cosmos.” In A Garland for John Finlay, edited by David Middleton.

       Thibodaux, LA: Blue Heron Press 1990: 18.

Poem: “Fountain in the City.” In Order in Variety: Essays and Poems in Honor of

       Donald E. Stanford, edited by Rebecca Crump. Newark, DE: University of

       Delaware Press, 1991: 182.

Poem: “At Will Rogers Beach.” In Western Wind, 3rd edition, edited by John

       Frederick Nims. New York: McGraw Hill, 1992: 575-76.

Poem: “A Shore.” In A New Geography of Poets, compiled and edited by Edward

       Field, Gerald Locklin, and Charles Stetler. Fayetteville: University of

       Arkansas Press, 1992: 287-88.

Poem: “Sapphics against Anger.” In Poetry: A HarperCollins Pocket Anthology,

       edited by R.S. Gwynn. New York: HarperCollins, 1993: 314.

Poem: “Waiting for the Storm.” In The Compact Bedford Introduction to

       Literature, 3rd. edition, edited by Michael Meyer. New York: St. Martin’s

       Press, 1994: 539.

Two Poems: “Epitaph,” “Summer.” In An Introduction to Poetry, 8th edition,

       edited by X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia. New York: HarperCollins, 1994: 74,


Poem: “Wait.” In Articulations: The Body and Illness in Poetry, edited by John

       Mukand. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994: 285.

Poem: “Eros.” In Formal Introductions, edited by Dana Gioia. West Chester, PA:

       Aralia Press, 1994: 38.

Two Poems: “Near Olympic,” “An Aubade.” In Grand Passion: The Poets of Los

       Angeles and Beyond, edited by Suzanne Lummis and Charles Webb. Los

       Angeles: Red Wind Books, 1995: 196-99.

Poem: “Sapphics against Anger.” In The Poetry Dictionary, edited by John Drury.

       Cincinnati: Story Press, 1995: 243-44.

Poem: “Havens.” In Havens: An Intimate Collection of Exclusive Photographs of

       Celebrities and their Favorite Rooms, Michael McCreary, with an

       introduction by Whoopi Goldberg [a charity book whose proceeds benefit

       the Pediatrics AIDS division at the City of Hope and L.A. Shanti]. Los

       Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1995: 13.

Two Poems: “Epitaph,” “Jogging in the Presidio.” In Writing Poems, 4th edition,

       edited by Michelle Boisseau and Robert Wallace. New York: HarperCollins,

       1996: 79, 86.

Seven Poems: "The Wartburg: 1521-22," "In the King's Rooms," "Timothy," "An

       Aubade," "Eros," "The Library," and "Joseph." In Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of

       the New Formalism, edited by Mark Jarman and David Mason. Brownsville,

       OR: Story Line Press, 1996: 210-20.

Poem: "Eros." In Sixty Years of American Poetry: Celebrating the Anniversary of

       the Academy of American Poets, edited by Bruno Navasky. New York:

       Harry N. Abrams, 1996: 336.

Poem: "Waiting for the Storm." In The Compact Bedford Introduction to

       Literature, 4th edition, edited by Michael Meyer. Boston: Bedford Books,

       1997: 581.

Poem: "An Aubade." In Passionate Hearts, edited by Wendy Maltz. Novato, CA:

       New World Library, 1997: 70-71.

Two Poems: “An Aubade,” “Waiting for the Storm,” Poetry: An Introduction, 2nd

       edition, edited by Michael Meyer. Boston: Bedford Books, 1998: 92, 189.

Poem: “Once.” In The Funny Side: 101 Humourous Poems, edited by Wendy

       Cope, London, Faber and Faber, 1998: 40.

Poem: “Waiting for the Storm.” In Knock at a Star: A Child’s Introduction to

       Poetry, revised edition, edited by X. J. Kennedy and Dorothy Kennedy,

       Boston: Little, Brown, 1999: 67.

Poem: “For My Mother.” In The Yellow Shoe Poets, edited by George Garrett.

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