Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Professor and Associate Chair (1994)
B.A. Fairfield University, M.A. University of Iowa, M.F.A. University of Iowa
Professor Skoyles is the author of four books of poems, A Little Faith; Permanent Change; Definition of the Soul and The Situation. He has also published a book of personal essays, Generous Strangers, and a memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education.
He has been awarded two individual fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as grants from the New York State and North Carolina Arts Councils. He currently serves as the poetry editor of Ploughshares. The Permanent Press will publish his autobiographical novel, A Moveable Famine, in 2014.
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