Individual Author Record
Name: Wayne LanterPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry Born: 1937 in Belleville, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionI was born in Belleville, Illinois and grew up (after age twelve) in Freeburg, Illinois. Everything I have written relates to Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationWayne Lanter, English Professor Emeritus, Southwestern Illinois College, is a Writing Fellow from the University of Iowa’s Graduate Program in Creative Writing and from the Aspen Writer’s Workshop. He is a former Contributing Editor of St. Louis Magazine. He founded and for ten years edited River King Poetry Supplement. His books of poetry include The Waiting Room, Threshing Time, At Float on the Ohta-gawa, Canonical Hours, A Season of Long Taters, and In This House of Men. He has edited New Century North American Poets, an anthology of contemporary American and Canadian poets, has published a novel, The Final Days and a non-fiction work, Defending the Citadel: A Personal Narrative. His work has been anthologized in the United States and in Canada.
''The Waiting Room'', Edward Mellen Poetry PressTwiss Hill Press, 1995''Threshing Time'', River King Poetry Press, 1996''At Float on the Ohta-gawa'', Edward Mellen Poetry Press, 1997''Canonical Hours'', Mellen Poetry Press, 1999''The Final Days'', Publish America, 2002 2nd Edition printed in''New Century North American Poets'', River King Poetry Press, 2002''A Season of Long Taters'', Snark Publishing, 2006''In This House of Men'', River King Poetry Press, 2009''Defending the Citadel'', Twiss Hill Press, 2012''The Final Days'' 2nd Edition, Twiss Hill Press, 2013