Floyd Collins received his baccalaureate degree in English from the University of Memphis. He earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and a Ph.D. in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Arkansas. He has written essays on contemporary poetry for The Gettysburg Review since 1990. His previous books include three volumes of poetry: Scarecrow (1980), The Wedding Guest (1987), and Forecast (1993). A book-length critical study entitled Seamus Heaney: The Crisis of Identity appeared from the University of Delaware Press in 2003. You may write to him at email@example.com.
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