Elias Leiberman award for poetry, 1971.
Founding member of the Poetry Factory, Atlanta, GA circa mid 1970's.
Founder of Orphios, a publishing house devoted to local poetry and experimental literature, Colorado Springs, CO, 2008.
My mother, Calliope, the muse of music and poetry, taught me everything there is to know about literary technique.
Seriously, Ezra Pound and especially Conrad Aiken.