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R.S. Gwynn, noted poet, anthologist and critic, is recipient of the 2004 Michael Braude Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the 1991 John Gould Fletcher Award for Poetry. His works include "The Area Code of God" (1994) and "No Word of Farewell: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000" (Story Line Press, 2001). He is also editor of "Poetry: A Pocket Anthology" (Longman, 2004) and "Contemporary American Poetry: A Pocket Anthology" (Longman, 2004). He lives in Beaumont, Texas, where he is professor of English at Lamar University and was honored as the 2004 University Scholar.

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R.S. Gwynn