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Terry Hummer

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Biography

Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D. University of Utah

Bio

            Books:  

            Available Surfaces, essays, University of Michigan Press (Poets on Poetry Series), 2012

            Ephemeron, poems, LSU Press (Southern Messenger Series), Fall 2011

            The Muse in the Machine: Essays on Poetry and the Anatomy of the Body

                        Politic, University of Georgia, Spring 2006

            Bluegrass Wasteland: Selected Poems, Arc Publications (UK), 2005

            The Infinity Sessions, poems, LSU Press (Southern Messenger Series), 2005

            Useless Virtues, poems, LSU Press (Southern Messenger Series),  2001

            Walt Whitman in Hell, poems, LSU Press (Southern Messenger Series), 1996

            The 18,000-Ton Olympic Dream, poems, Wm. Morrow, Inc. 1991

            Lower-Class Heresy, poems, University of Illinois Press 1987

            The Passion of the Right-Angled Man, U. of Illinois Press 1984

            The Angelic Orders, poems, LSU Press 1981

            Translation of Light, poems, Cedar Creek Press 1976 (limited edition)

Publications
  • T. R. Hummer. Emissary: Five Eternities in September. diode (2010).
  • T.R. Hummer, Billy Cioffi. AmeriCamera. (2010).
  • T.R. Hummer. three poems (plus an interview). Connotation Press (2010).
  • T. R. Hummer. "Available Surfaces". Best American Poetry Blog (2009).
  • T. R. Hummer. "The Education of This Poet". Linebreak (2009).
  • T. R. Hummer. The Unwritten History of Prose. Slate (2009).
  • T. R. Hummer. two poems. Antipoetry (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Argument From Design. Linebreak (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Bad Infinity. Slate (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Case History. Ascent (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Mindbook. Mindbook (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. six poems. Mudlark (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Three poems. Gulf Coast (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Two poems. Northwest Review (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. two poems. Valparaiso Review (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. various. The Kenyon Review (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Work Order. The Rumpus (2009).
  • T.R. Hummer. Three Poems. The Normal School (2008).
  • T.R. Hummer. Three Poems. Ninth Letter (2006).
  • T. R. Hummer. Something Rather Than Nothing. Lake Effect (2005).
  • T.R. Hummer. 19 poems. various (0).
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 580Practicum
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 294Special Topics
HON 294Special Topics
ENG 580Practicum
ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 580Practicum
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 287Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 387Intermediate Workshop Poetry
ENG 580Practicum
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 487Advanced Workshop Poetry
ENG 538Studies Mod/Contemp Amer Lit
ENG 580Practicum
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 294Special Topics
ENG 387Intermediate Workshop Poetry
ENG 580Practicum
Service
  • National Poetry Review, Contributing Editor (2009 - Present)
  • English Dept. Creative Writing Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • Dept. of English Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, member (2009 - 2012)
  • University of Melbourne, Australia, outside evaluator (2009 - 2009)
  • Sheltering Pines Press, Judge (2009 - 2009)
  • Creative Writing Program, Director (2006 - 2009)
  • Virginia G. Piper Center, Director (2006 - 2009)