Robert W. Crawford
Robert W. Crawford lives in Chester, NH. He has published two books of poetry, The Empty Chair, winner of the 2011 Richard Wilbur Award, and Too Much Explanation Can Ruin a Man. His poems, “Odds Are” and “The Empty Chair,” won the 2011 and 2006 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. His work has appeared in Measure, The Formalist, First Things, Dark Horse, The Raintown Review, The Lyric, Forbes, and many other journals. He is a trustee of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, a long-time member of the Powow River Poets, and cofounder of the Hyla Brook Poets. He teaches social studies, and is the JV Head Football coach at Pelham High School in Pelham, NH.