T. R. Hummer


T. R. Hummer
T. R. Hummer's The Muse in the Machine: Essays on Poetry and the Anatomy of the Body Politic was published in 2006 by University of Georgia Press. His 8th book of poems, Bluegrass Wasteland: Selected Poems 1982-2002 was published in the UK by Arc Publications in 2006; his 9th, The Infinity Sessions, appeared in the same year from LSU Press. Useless Virtues was published by LSU Press in Fall 2001. His previous collection, Walt Whitman in Hell, won the Hanes Prize for Poetry. Recipient of the Richard Wright Prize for literature and a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry, he lives in Phoenix, AZ, and is Director of Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
Worldly Beauty Poetry Winter 1990-91

Books by the Author:

Bluegrass Wasteland: Selected Poems ( December 2005 , Paperback)
Lower-Class Heresy ( 1987 , Paperback)
The 18.000-Ton OLYMPIC DREAM ( 1990 )
The Angelic Orders ( 1982 , Hardcover)
The Infinity Sessions ( June 2005 , Hardcover)
The Muse in the Machine ( March 2006 )
The Passion of the Right-Angled Man ( 1985 , Paperback)
Translation of Light ( 1976 , Hardcover)
Useless Virtues ( October 2001 )
Walt Whitman in Hell ( 1996 )
Walt Whitman in Hell (New Edition) ( April 2006 )



This bio was last updated on 02/01/2010.