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Jared L. Stark
Associate Professor of Literature

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Scott Ward

Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

Scott WardScott Ward, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, M.A., University of South Carolina, is a poet whose first volume, Crucial Beauty (Scop Publications), won the 1990 Loiderman Poetry Prize. His most recent volume is Wayward Passages (2006, Black Bay Books). He has served as poetry editor of Southern Humanities Review and Shenandoah. His poems have appeared in anthologies such as American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon) and Buck and Wing: Southern Poetry at 2000 (Washington and Lee) and journals, including America, Southern Humanities Review, Shenandoah, and The Christian Century.

His poetry also can be found in these anthologies:
In Our Own Words: Alabamians Read Alabama
Alabama Poets: A Contemporary Anthology

From the Green Horseshoe: The Poems of James Dickey's Students
Due South: An Anthology of Auburn Writers

Crucial Beauty Scott Ward Teaching
Crucial Beauty Scott Ward

Links to Selected Poems by Scott Ward

Wayward Passages, Scott Ward
Wayward Passages by Scott Ward

Available from Black Bay Books
To Order Wayward Passages, Please Contact:
Black Bay Books
1939 Sand Basin Road
Grand Ridge, FL 32442

Books and Boats

Boats and Books

Associate Professor of Literature Dr. Jared Stark takes his class out on Eckerd's pontoon boat to discuss Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley.

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