Spencer Elder is a creative writer, poet, and creator of the website “Spencer Elder’s Blog.” He is also the co-founder of the website “The Poetry Revolution.” He lives in Chicago, Illinois with his wife and his cat.
Spencer Elder is the author of several poetry collections, including The Great and the Ugly Poetry of Harry Crews (Harper Perennial, 2012), The Poetry of Harry Crews (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012), The Great and the Ugly Poetry of Paul Muldoon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014), and The Poetry of Paul Muldoon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015).
Spencer also holds a B.A. in English from Loyola University, a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Iowa.
Spencer has done a great job of weaving fiction and poetry together in the past, and he can write a good story in any genre. He wrote The Great and the Ugly Poetry of Harry Crews Harper Perennial, 2012, about the great poet of the American West, Harry Crews. He’s also written The Great and the Ugly Poetry of Paul Muldoon, Alfred A.
Elder, a prolific author of poetry and fiction, is an alumni of the Iowa Writers Workshop. Her latest book, The Great and Ugly Poetry of Paul Muldoon, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013. She also holds a B.A. in English Literature from Loyola University.
He’s written two books of poetry, The Great and the Ugly Poetry of Harry Crews Harper, a memoir called The World I Know: A Memoir of a Life of Traveling, published by Ballantine Books in 2011. He also writes prose for children and adults, including the novel A Million Years of Good Cooking, published by Harper Collins in 2009.
Elder is a poet, playwright, and playwright-critic. He was born in New York City, grew up in Buffalo, New York, and is currently residing in New Jersey. Elder’s poems appear in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. He’s also written the children’s book, The World I Know. His first collection of poems was published in 1995.
Elder is also a published playwright, and his latest play, The Laundromat, is an adaptation of a piece of his poetry called “The Laundromat” which is a reimagining of a classic children’s story. Elder was born in New York City and grew up in Buffalo, NY. He is also the author of more than a dozen children’s books.
Elder is a very accomplished poet. In his own words, “I write in a style that I hope anyone who reads my poems will be able to identify.” The World I Know was a collaboration with the novelist and essayist William Stafford and the illustrator David Hockney. The Laundromat was published in a limited edition of 500 copies in 2012.
Elder’s latest book, The World I Know, is an attempt to combine his love of children’s literature and his poetry with his interest in contemporary culture. For example, the line: “He was a man who liked to walk and talk and eat and drink and be with his people.” It was the one piece of advice Elder gave to his friends, who became his confidants.