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Stephen Caldwell Wright, Ph.D., a poet for humanity!

Retired from Seminole Community College in 2006. His fiction has been published in the Carolina Quarterly, Florida Folktales, and New Visions: Fiction by Florida Writers. In 1986, Wright was invited by Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Brooks to participate in a poetry reading at the Library of Congress. His poetry has appeared in Phylon; The Colorado Review; In Search of Color Everywhere; New Century North American Poets; and Beyond the Frontier: African-American Poetry for the 21st Century. He is a graduate of St. Petersburg College, Florida Atlantic University, Atlanta University, and holds the Ph.D. in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of several chapbooks and Perhaps On a Sunday Afternoon, a poetry collection From the Archives (2009), and recently published an extended essay on Gwendolyn Brooks in Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance (ed. Steven C. Tracy, 2011), and a poem in City of the Big Shoulders, an anthology of Chicago poetry (ed. Ryan G. Van Cleave, 2012).

He continues to write and remains active as Editor of Revelry and benefactor of the annual Thomas Burnett Swann Poetry Prize.

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