Randall Horton, University of New Haven

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Assistant Professor West Haven, Connecticut rhorton@newhaven.edu Office: (203) 931-2991

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Randall Horton, Ph.D., is an award-winning poet, a recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and a highly regarded expert on African American literature and critical theory. He is the author of two books of poetry which tell his life story, includi...

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Bio/Research

Randall Horton, Ph.D., is an award-winning poet, a recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and a highly regarded expert on African American literature and critical theory. He is the author of two books of poetry which tell his life story, including the history of his family in Alabama, his felony conviction and prison sentence, and life in Washington, D.C. He is working on a series of critical essays that explore the impact of cultural memory and trauma in regards to poetry and a memoir, “Father Forgive Me.”

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