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 Bruce  Bond
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Bruce Bond
Regents Professor-English
 
Contact address   1155 Union Circle # 311307, Denton, TX 76203-1307     
Email  bond@unt.edu    Contact Number 940-565-2050   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophyEnglish: Modern PoetryUniversity of Denver1987
 Master of ArtsMusic: PerformanceLamont School of Music/University of Denver1982
 Master of ArtsEnglishClaremont Graduate School1977
 Bachelor of ArtsEnglishPomona College1976
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014ENGL3150003Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2014ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGL3150003Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL3150002Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL3150003Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2012ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ENGL3150002Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ENGL3150003Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry Download Syllabus
Spring 2011ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing Download Syllabus
Spring 2010ENGL3150004Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry54 
Spring 2010ENGL4110001Advanced Poetry Writing57 
Fall 2009ENGL3150003Intermediate Creative Writing: Poetry54 
Fall 2009ENGL5420001Creative Writing: Poetry30 
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Creative Writing: Practice and Pedagogy
 
Area of Concentration

Form and Theory: Poetry
 
Area of Concentration

Modern Poetry, American and British
 
Area of Concentration

Post-WWII Poetry, American and British
 
Area of Concentration

Psychoanalysis and Literature
 
Area of Concentration

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2008-presentRegents ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
2009Faculty Iowa Summer Writing FestivalUniversity of Iowa
2001-2008Full ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
2007Faculty Nebraska Summer Writers ConferenceUniversity of Nebraska
2005Faculty Iowa Summer Writing FestivalUniversity of Iowa
2004Faculty Iowa Summer Writing FestivalUniversity of Iowa
2003Faculty Iowa Summer Writing FestivalUniversity of Iowa
2002Faculty Iowa Summer Writing FestivalUniversity of Iowa
1997-2001Associate Professor; (tenured)Department of English University of North Texas
1995-2001Director of Creative WritingDepartment of English University of North Texas
2001Faculty Taos Summer Writers’ ConferenceSponsored by University of New Mexico
1999Writer-in-ResidenceDepartment of English St. Catherine’s College (and Associated Colleges of Twin Cities)
1995-1997Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
1993-1995Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English Wichita State University
1990-1993Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English Lock Haven University
1991-1992Poet-in-ResidenceDepartment of English Wilfred Laurier University
1992Poet-in-ResidenceDepartment of English East Texas State University
1992Visiting Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English University of North Texas
1987-1990Assistant ProfessorDepartment of English University of Kansas
1983-1987Teaching FellowDepartment of English University of Denver
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014503020
2012-2013602614
2011-2012472825
2010-201137720
2009-201053.229.217.6
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
under review
Submitted
Words Written Against the Walls of the Cathedral (full-length book of poems)
Bruce Bond
 
Book
forthcoming
Accepted/In-press
"Hourglass" (poem)
Bruce Bond
Gettysburg Review
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
forthcoming
Accepted/In-press
"The Wind in the Fire: Sentimentality and the Movement of the Mind" (critical essay)
Bruce Bond
The Georgia Review
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
forthcoming
Accepted/In-press
"Homage to a Philosopher of History as a Small Child" (poem)
Bruce Bond
Image
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
forthcoming
Accepted/In-press
"Divine Counterpoint in the Poetry of Hopkins" (essay)
Bruce Bond
Language and Style
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1995-presentAmerican Literary ReviewPoetry EditorEditorial Work
2013PalgraveManuscript Consultant6,000 word review of critical book on T.S. Eliot and Lancelot Andrewes
2003Wesleyan University PressEditorial ConsultantReviewed manuscript Sundays on the Phone by Mark Rudman
2003The Writer's GarretManuscript ConsultantDonated time to review a student chapbook manuscript and raise money for The Writers Garret
1997Allyn and Bacon PressTextbook Manuscript ConsultantDetailed review of Shaping Poetry by Edward Lense
1992-1995American Literary ReviewPoetry ConsultantEditorial Work
1992Textshop, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont.Contributing EditorEditorial Work
1990-1991The Crucible, Lock Haven UniversityFaculty Advisor and EditorEditorial Work
1987-1990Cottonwood, The University of KansasPoetry EditorEditorial Work
toggle toggle Lectures/Symposia
YearTitleRoleOrganization
2013Forum on research for prospective graduate students UNT
2013Placing Your Creative Writing: From Revision to PublicationEnglish Graduate ForumUNT
2013Creative Writing PedagogyEnglish Graduate ForumUNT
2013Launch for the Anthology: The New Poetry of EngagementPoetry ReadingBoston Public Library, Associated Writing Programs Conference
2012 Faculty Poetry ReadingUNT
2012Zeno's Arrow, Cupid's Bow: Structure, Process, and Poetic MeaningLecturePart of a lecture series held in the home of Pulitzer Prize winner, Stephen Dunn
2012 Poetry ReadingUniversity of West Virginia
2012 Poetry ReadingUNT Founder's Circle Dinner
2012 Poetry ReadingBest American Poetry Anthology Reading, Mill Valley Library, Mill Valley, CA
2011 Faculty Poetry ReadingUNT
2011Poems from Forthcoming BooksIAA Fellowship PresentationUNT
2011Genre, Line, and the Magnanimity of the PoeticLectureDenton County Writers Workshop, Denton Public Library
2011Spotlight on Publishing Willis Library, UNT
2010Poetic ResonanceLectureTexas Woman's University, Department of Performing Arts
2010 Poetry ReadingUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
2010 Two Poetry ReadingsAssociated Writers and Writing Programs Conference, Denver, CO
2009 Poetry ReadingPrairie Lights Books, Iowa City
2009 Poetry ReadingInstitue of the Arts Inaguration, UNT
2009 Selected Poetry ReadingsSalina Poetry Reading Series, Salina, KS
2009 Selected Poetry ReadingsWichita State University, Wichita, KS
2008 Selected Poetry ReadingsUNT Faculty Reading Series, Denton, TX
2008 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Writers Garret, Dallas, TX
2007 Selected Poetry ReadingsNebraska Summer Writers Conference, Lincoln, NE
2007 Selected Poetry ReadingsRichard Hugo House, Seattle, WA
2006 Selected Poetry ReadingsAssociated Writing Programs Conference
2006 Selected Poetry ReadingsAustin Java, Austin, TX
2006Texas TransplantsPresentation/ ReadingAssociated Writing Programs Conference
2006Creative Writing PedagogyPanel presentationGraduate Students of English Association Conference
2005 Selected Poetry ReadingsFlower Mound Public Library
2005Speaking the UnspeakableLecture/ ReadingThe Flower Mound Public Library
2005 Selected Poetry ReadingsIowa Summer Writing Festival, Faculty Reading
2004Balancing the Narrative and the Lyrical The Writers Garret, Dallas
2004 Selected Poetry ReadingsIowa Summer Writing Festival, Faculty Reading
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsNorth Texas Review Reading Series, Denton, TX
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of North Texas, Faculty Reading Series, Denton, TX
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsPrairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, IA
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsYoungstown State University, Youngstown, OH
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsJohn Carroll University, Cleveland, OH
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Porch Writers Group, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2003 Selected Poetry ReadingsTexas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2003The PhD in Creative Writing University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2002Illness and Creative TransformationinvitedButler County Community College
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsCreighton University, Omaha, NE
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsPrairie Lights Bookstore (radio broadcast: WSUI), Iowa City, IA
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsRuminator Books, St. Paul, MN
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsCarleton College, Northfield, MN
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsTexas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsButler County Community College, El Dorado, KS
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsWichita State University, Wichita, KS
2002 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
2001Music and the Poetic WordLecture/Poetry ReadingLa Musica International Chamber Music Festival, Sarasota, FL
2001 Selected Poetry ReadingsTaos Summer Writers’ Conference
2001 Selected Poetry ReadingsNorth Texas Review Reading Series
2001 Selected Poetry ReadingsNelson Community Center, Poetry Santa Cruz, CA
2001 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Writer’s Garret, Dallas
2001 Selected Poetry ReadingsPomona College, Claremont, CA
2000Realigning Boundaries: University Writing Communities in the New CenturyPanel presentationAssociated Writing Programs Conference
2000Mystery and Difficulty: Audience and the Individual Imagination from the Romantics to the Moderns The Writer’s Garret, Dallas
2000The Creative Writing PhD: The Other Terminal DegreePanel presentationAssociated Writing Programs Conference
2000American Surrealism and the Future of the Sublime Sponsored by Wordspace, Dallas
2000Literary Publishing Writing by Degrees: National Creative Writing Conference, SUNY Binghamton
2000 Keynote SpeakerWriting by Degrees: National Creative Writing Conference, SUNY Binghamtom
1999 Selected Poetry ReadingsLanguaging Conference, University of North Texas
1999 Reading SeriesNorth Texas Review
1999Lyric and Narrative Time Writes of Spring, The Writer’s Garret, Dallas
1999Best Texas WritingReadingMcKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas
1999Poetry Workshopteam taught with Jack MyersWriter’s Garrett, Dallas
1999Time and Poetry Highland Park Literary Festival, 4 Poetry Workshops, Dallas
1999 Selected Poetry ReadingsSt. Catherine’s College
1999Best of TexasInaugural ReadingMAC, Dallas
1999 Selected Poetry ReadingsSt. Thomas University, St. Paul
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Writing and Thinking Workshops, Lake Forest College
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsEastfield College
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsBOA Benefit Reading, Terrance Powers, Dallas
1998The Poetry of Wendy CopePanel chairExploring Form and Narrative Conference, West Chester University
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsWichita State University
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsWordspace, Dallas
1998 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Writer’s Garrett, Dallas
1998 Reading SeriesNorth Texas Review
1998Form’s Future: Negative Capability and the Poetic Line Exploring Form and Narrative Conference, West Chester University
1997 Selected Poetry ReadingsOklahoma State University
1997 Selected Poetry ReadingsFine Arts Week Celebration, University of North Texas
1996, 1997, 1998 reader/moderatorConference in Linguistics and Literature, University of North Texas
1995, 1996 Selected Poetry ReadingsWriter’s Harvest Reading, Dallas
1995The Double Fall of Madame IPaper for a panel entitled "Eros and the Muse"Associated Writing Programs Conference
1995 Selected Poetry ReadingsMikrokosmos Celebration, Wichita State University
1995 Selected Poetry ReadingsArts and Humanities Council of Tulsa
1994 Selected Poetry ReadingsEmporia State University, Department of English
1994 Selected Poetry ReadingsCalifornia State University at San Bernardino, Department of English
1994 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of California at Riverside, Department of English
1994 Selected Poetry ReadingsThe Sewanee Writers' Conference, The University of the South
1993Jean Burden Poetry Reading SeriesSelected Poetry ReadingsCalifornia State University at Los Angeles, Department of English
1993Counterpointorganized multimedia presentationTexas Woman's University, Department of Performing Arts
1993A Tangible Paradise: Metaphysics of the Image in Charles Wright's "Homage to Paul Cézanne." International Association for Philosophy and Literature Conference, Duquesne University
1992, 1995 reader/moderatorCenter for Texas Studies Fall Literary Festival
1992, 1988 Selected Poetry ReadingsBread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury College
1992Poetry as Communication Department of Communications, Wilfrid Laurier University
1992Elegies and Tattered Dances: Music and the WordHonors Colloquium LectureDepartment of Literature and Languages, East Texas State University
1992 Selected Poetry ReadingsCanadian Authors' Association, Kitchener, Ontario
1991, 1994 Selected Poetry ReadingsPomona College, Department of English
1991, 1992 Selected Poetry ReadingsWilfrid Laurier University, Department of English
1991, 1992 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of Guelph, Department of English
1991Environmental Perception and the Poetic Image Department of Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University
1991 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of Waterloo, Department of English
1991 Selected Poetry ReadingsMacMaster University, Department of English
1990, 1991 Selected Poetry ReadingsLock Haven University, Department of English
1990 Selected Poetry ReadingsWashburn University, Department of English
1990 Selected Poetry ReadingsEnglish Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities Conference, Kutztown University
1990Music as Sacrament in Stevens' "Peter Quince and the Clavier." Pennsylvania Collegiate Choral Festival, Lock Haven University
1990 Selected Poetry ReadingsKansas Artist Coalition
1990 Selected Poetry ReadingsKansas Writers Association Conference
1989, 1990 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of Kansas, Department of English
1989 Selected Poetry ReadingsNew York State Writers Institute, Skidmore College
1989 Selected Poetry ReadingsHuntington Art Museum and Library
1989 Selected Poetry ReadingsGeneral Education Literature Conference, Emporia, KS
1987 Selected Poetry ReadingsRiver City Reunion, University of Kansas
1984, 1985, 1987 Selected Poetry ReadingsUniversity of Denver, Department of English
1976 Selected Poetry ReadingsScripps College
toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
In ProcessJennifer MolbergDirector of PhD Dissertation 
In ProcessSteven KilpatrickDirector of Master of Arts Thesis 
In ProcessBess WhitbyDirector of Masters of Arts Thesis 
In ProcessChristie BinghamDirector of Master of Arts Thesis 
In ProcessNathan LoganDirector of PhD Dissertation 
In ProcessCaitlin CowanDirector of PhD Dissertation 
In ProcessMark WagenaarDirector of PhD Dissertation 
In ProcessErin LynchDirector of Masters of Arts Thesis 
2014Caitlin CowanChair of PhD Exam Committee 
2014Jenny MolbergChair of PhD Exam Committee 
2013Nate LoganChair of PhD Exam Committee 
2012Ash BowenDissertation Committee 
2012Ash BowenPhD Exam Committee 
2012Chelsea WoodardDissertation Committee 
2012Aubree BlomgrenDirector Master of Arts ThesisBodies and Other Firewood
2011Chelsea WoodardPhD Exam Committee 
2011Dale DewoodyPhD Exam Committee 
2011Emily AllenPhD Exam Committee 
2011Dale DewoodyPhD Dissertation CommitteeRoad Debris
2010Justin IrizarryDirector of Master of Arts ThesisHand Amputees Have an Altered Perception of Images at Arm's Length
2010Octavio QuintanillaPhD Dissertation CommitteeLove Poem with Exiles
2009Bethany LeePhD Dissertation CommitteeThe Museum of Coming Apart
2009Renee LyonsDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesWingspan
2009Jessica BaugeDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesClutch
2009Ed CaseyMaster of Arts CommitteeA Catalogue of Extinctions
2009Aaron LeisDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesLetters to Jack and Other Cadavers
2009Octavio QuintanillaPhD Exam Committee 
2008Kelley MillerMaster of Arts Thesis Committees 
2008David Van HooserDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesOpening Day
2008Bredt BredthauerDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesTinder for the Bathhouses
2008Taylor CollierDirector Master of Arts Thesis Committees 
2008John CampbellDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesJournal
2007Tammy WalkerDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesThe Human Body is Not Designed for Ambivalence
2007Bethany LeePhD Exam Committees 
2007Ryan CorneliusMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesMeniscus
2007David ShattuckMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesCities Beyond
2006Tammy WalkerChaired PhD Exam Committees 
2006Shawn DewittDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesWe’re Out Here
2006Charles WertzMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesExpression in the Relationship of Poetry and Music; Music/ Poetry thesis; Department of Music
2006Sabrina CastanedaDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesNow Then
2006William TylerDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesThe Sky in our Mouths
2006Christina LanglinaisMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesSilence in the Modernist Poetics of Laura Riding Jackson and Muriel Rukeyser
2006Erik ThompsonPhD Exam Committees 
2005Michael LevanMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesTaken In
2005Lydia AlexanderDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesIconoclast in the Mirror
2005Natalie GiarratanoDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesHungry Ghost
2005Aaron LeisChaired PhD Exam Committees second exam 
2005Brianna PikeDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesForsythia
2004April HunzikerDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesThe Country with No Name
2004Elizabeth HarvellDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesThe Naturalist
2004Aaron LeisChaired PhD Exam Committees 
2002-2003Katherine BarrierOngoing consultations with Writing Fellow; The Milton Center, Kansas Newman UniversityIndustry Mentoring/Advising 
2003Elizabeth HarvellChaired PhD Exam Committees 
2003Jean RoelkeDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesRadius
2003Richard DavisDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesJinxed
2002Matthew RothDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesAnything Like Us
2002Todd HallDirector Master of Arts Thesis Committees How to Factor Loss
2002Jean RoelkeChaired PhD Exam Committees 
2001Matt RothChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1999-2000Lise GoettOngoing consultations with Writing Fellow; The Milton Center, Kansas Newman UniversityIndustry Mentoring/Advising 
2000Greg DyerDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesPlaying Jonah’s Hand
2000John PochDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesSorry Guard
2000Alifar SkebeDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesBird Bones and a Hatched Egg
1999Greg DyerChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1999John PochChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1999Brett WeaverPhD Dissertation CommitteeMillenio/Millennia
1999Marie Conin-JonesDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesNight of No Exile
1999John JenkinsonDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesWhy Orville and Wilbur Built an Airplane
1999Sheryl GrochockiDirector PhD Dissertation CommitteesThe Truth of Mystery: Jorie Graham’s “The Guardian Angel of the Little Utopia” and Moonlight in Quota
1999David ThompkinsMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesRemembering the Forgotten Beauty of Yeatsian Mythology: Persona and the Problem of Unity in The Wind Among the Reeds
1999Paul ThiesDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesFrom Skeletons to Orchards
1998John JenkinsonChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1998Sheryl Luna GrochockiChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1998Brett WeaverPhD Exam Committees 
1997Chad DavidsonDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesRevisiting the Grotesque: Poems
1997Heather GroggansMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesDiane Di Prima: The Muffled Voice of the Beat Generation
1997Marie Conin-JonesChaired PhD Exam Committees 
1996Shawn BehlenPhD Exam Committees 
1995Raylene Hinz-PennerDirector Master of Fine Arts Thesis CommitteesBetrayals of the Body. (Poems) Passed with Distinction
1995Richard JoinesComposition and Evaluation of MFA Comprehensive Examinations 
1995Beverly GibbonsDirector Master of Arts Thesis CommitteesTerlingua. (Short stories)
1995Ray BondMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesDexter. (Short stories)
1995Joshua FriendMaster of Arts Thesis CommitteesCarver, Wright, and Minimalism
1995Raylene Hinz-PennerComposition and Evaluation of MFA Comprehensive Examinations 
1995Richard JoinesDirector Master of Fine Arts Thesis CommitteesHistory. (Poems) Passed with Distinction
1995Michelle BrooksPhD Exam Committees 
1994Dennis CamireEvaluation of MFA Comprehensive Examinations 
1994Dennis CamireMaster of Fine Arts Thesis CommitteesDual/Duel. (Poems)
1994Robin ClarkDirector Master of Fine Arts Thesis CommitteesHow Hot the Kiln. (Poems) Passed with Distinction
1994Robin ClarkComposition and Evaluation of MFA Comprehensive Examinations 
1994Todd FullerEvaluation of MFA Comprehensive Examinations 
1994Todd FullerMaster of Fine Arts Thesis CommitteesChange of Address and Other Places. (Poems)
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2014-presentSCA Grants Committee UNT
2013-presentUNT Foundation Awards Committee UNT
2013-presentDean of Arts and Sciences Search Committee UNT
2011-present Creative Impact Award JudgeUNT
2006-presentPersonnel Affairs CommitteeChairDepartment of English, University of North Texas
2003-presentPromotion and Tenure Committee Department of English University of North Texas
2003-presentPersonnel Affairs Committee Department of English University of North Texas
2014Interdepartmental Panel on Publishing UNT
2008-2013 mentorDepartment of Dance and Theater
2013Toulouse Dissertation Award Committee UNT
2013Ad Hoc Promotion and Tenure Committee Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
2011-2012Search Committee, Romantic LiteraturememberDepartment of English, UNT
2012Panel Presentation for Graduate Students on Archival Research Department of English, UNT
2012Forum for Graduate Students on Job Search Department of English, UNT
2012Honors Breakfast Honors College
2010-2011Search Committee (for Distinguished Writer Position) Department of English, University of North Texas
2011Roundtable on Fellowships for Arts and Humanities UNT
2011Forum for Graduate Students on the Job Searchpanel memberDepartment of English, UNT
2011Forum on Archival Researchpanel memberDepartment of English, UNT
2011Promotion and Tenure CommitteememberDepartment of Radio, Television, and Film, UNT
2011Proposed, planned, and oversaw Creative Wriing Faculty Reading  
2011Tea with Distinguished Faculty/ Honors College  
2009-2010Faculty Research Committee/ Junior Faculty Summer Reserach Fellowship PanelJudgeUniversity of North Texas
2010Job Placement Panel Department of English, University of North Texas
2010Composed and recited occasional poem for Arts and Sciences dinner  
2009Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Committee Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication
2009Graduate Student Orientation Panel Department of English
2007-2008 Head of the Writing DivisionUniversity of North Texas
2007-2008Executive Committee University of North Texas
2007-2008Search Committee (for Creative Non-fiction) University of North Texas
2004-2007Personnel Affairs Committee College of Arts and Sciences University of North Texas
2007Charter Revision Task Force Department of English University of North Texas
2005-2006Faculty Salary Study Committee University of North Texas
2005-2006Chair Search Committee University of North Texas
2006Faculty Discussion on Department SplitModeratorUniversity of North Texas
2006Academic Program ReviewcontributorDepartment of English University of North Texas
2004-2005Search Committee (for Modern American Literature) University of North Texas
2002-2005Faculty Senate University of North Texas
2005Job Placement Panel Discussion University of North Texas
2005MA Exam Committee University of North Texas
2002-2003Search Committee (for Latino/Latina-American Literature) University of North Texas
2003MA Exam Committee University of North Texas
2003Faculty Research GrantJudgeUniversity of North Texas
2002Faculty Research GrantJudgeUniversity of North Texas
2000-2001Search Committee (for modern British fiction) University of North Texas
1998-2001Executive Committee University of North Texas
1995-2001 Director of Creative WritingUniversity of North Texas
1995-2001Visiting Writer SeriesDirectorUniversity of North Texas
1995-2001Contemporary Literature and Creative WritingArea AdvisorUniversity of North Texas
1999-2000Search Committee (for creative writing/ poetry)ChairUniversity of North Texas
1999-2000proposal for Creative Writing as a concentration area for the PhD; approved Spring, 2000Designed and draftedUniversity of North Texas
1998-1999proposal for MA in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing; approved Spring, 1999Designed and draftedUniversity of North Texas
1999Faculty Research GrantJudgeUniversity of North Texas
1999MA Exam Committee University of North Texas
1999Teaching Evaluation Form Committee University of North Texas
1999recruitment budget for creative writingProposed and establishedUniversity of North Texas
1999Graduate Student Forum on Teaching Poetry Writing University of North Texas
1999Lecturer in FictionConducted national job searchUniversity of North Texas
1997-1998Kitchen Sink PoetsFaculty AdvisorUniversity of North Texas
1996-1998The Literary GuildFaculty AdvisorUniversity of North Texas
1998Department Chair Search Committee University of North Texas
1998MA Exam Committee University of North Texas
1998Departmental Forum on Literary Publishing University of North Texas
1996-1997Fine Arts Committee (university-wide committee) University of North Texas
1996-1997Search Committee (for creative writing/poetry)ChairUniversity of North Texas
1997Conference on Coherence: The Criticism of Heather DubrowDiscussion LeaderUniversity of North Texas
1995-1996Writing Committee (university-wide committee) University of North Texas
1995-1996Job Search Committees (for three separate positions). University of North Texas
1995-1996Job Search Committee (for position in fiction writing)ChairUniversity of North Texas
1994-1995Job Search Committee WSU
1994-1995Policy Committee WSU
1992-1995Creative Writing Committee WSU
1995Job Search (for Visiting Writer)ChairUniversity of North Texas
1995English Education Committee WSU
1994Mixed-Media Workshop Committee: Ulrich Art Museum WSU
1990-1991Writing Committee LHU
1990-1991Poetry Readings Committee LHU
1990-1991Job Search Committee LHU
1990-1991English Majors Committee LHU
2011Tea with Distinguished Faculty/ Honors College  
2011Roundtable on Fellowships for Arts and Humanities  
2010Composed and recited poem for Arts and Sciences dinner  
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 Jung Foundation of New YorkMemberMembership in Professional Organizations
 Associated Writing ProgramsMemberMembership in Professional Organizations
 Texas Institute of LettersMemberMembership in Professional Organizations
 Chamber Music AmericaMemberMembership in Professional Organizations
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2014Best of the Net, Finalist, for the poem "Via Negativa," ConteSundress Publishing
2014Finalist, Helen C. Smith Memorial Prize for the book Choir of the WellsTexas Institute of Letters
2014Pushcart Prize Nomination (3 poems of poet's choosing) 
2013Nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology for the poem "Bell"The Cumberland Review
2013Pushcart Prize Nomination for "Corpus Callosum"Atlanta Review
2013Pushcart Prize Nomination for "Black Morning"Southern Indiana Review
2013Pushcart Prize Nomination for "The Wedding Party"Connotation Press
2013Finalist, Poetry Society of America Lyric Poem Award (for the poem "The Window")Poetry Society of America
2013Nominated for National Book Award for the book Choir of the WellsEtruscan Press
2013Finalist, Poetry Society of America Lucille Medwick Award (for the poem "The Burning Cross")Poetry Society of America
2013Tate Award (for year's best poems published in the magazine)The Sewanee Review
2013Toulouse Scholars AwardUniversity of North Texas
2013Nominated for Pulitzer Prize for the book Choir of the WellsEtruscan Press
2013Pushcart Prize nomination 
2013Creativity and Research Enhancement GrantUNT Foundation
2012Finalist, The Dana Award in Poetry, for the poem "Sleeper"The Dana Awards
2012Pulitzer Prize Nomination, for the book The Visible 
2012The Knightville Poetry Award (first place) for the poem "Sea of Trees" (final judge Jeanne Marie Beaumont)The New Guard
2012Finalist for the Peterson Poetry Award for the poem "Choreomania"Crab Orchard Review
2012Eminent Faculty AwardUNT Foundation
2011Best of the Net NominationIO: A Journal of New American Poetry
2011Finalist for the Cuttrhoat Poetry Prize for the poem "Glossolalia"Cutthroat (literary journal edited by William Pitt Root)
2011Pushcart Prize nomination for the poem "Jon Faddis and the High Note"Asheville Poetry Review
2011Pushcart Prize nomination for the poem "Water Scripture"Third Coast
2011William Matthews Poetry Prize (second place) (for the poem "Jon Faddis and the High Note")The Asheville Poetry Review
2011Dana Award Honrable Mention for "The Invisible Hand" (poem)Dana Awards
2011Distinguished Poet for 2011Quadrant: Journal of the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology
2011St. Petersburg Review Poetry Award (first place) (for the poem "Threnody: After Penderecki")St. Petersburg Review
2011The New South Poetry Prize (first place) (for the poem "Benthos") (final judge: Rodney Jones)The New South (Georgia State University)
2010Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2010Creative Impact AwardUniversity of North Texas
2010Research and Creativity Enhancement AwardUniversity of North Texas
2010Institute for the Advancement of the Arts FellowshipUniversity of North Texas
2010Pulitzer Prize Nomnination: for Peal 
2009Kesterson Award for Outstanding Graduate TeachingDepartment of English
2009RCE AwardUniversity of North Texas
2009Finalist for The Poets' Prize (Best Book of American Poetry, 2008) for the book Blind RainThe Poetry Center, West Chester University
2009Pushcart Prize Nomination For the poem “The Burning Boy”Prairie Schooner
2009Finalist, Best Book of Poetry Award for the book Blind RainTexas Institute of Letters
2008National Book Award Nomination: for Blind Rain 
2008Pulitzer Prize Nomination: for Blind Rain 
2008Faculty Development Leave 
2007Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2006Regents Faculty Lecturer FinalistUniversity of North Texas
2005Regents Faculty Lecturer FinalistUniversity of North Texas
2005Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2004Pushcart Prize Nominations (2); One for the poem “Glass Enclosure”Brilliant Corners
2004Finalist, Texas Institute of Letters Best Book of Poetry Prize for CinderTexas Institute of Letters
2004Regents Faculty Lecturer FinalistUniversity of North Texas
2003Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2003Pulitzer Prize Nomination for Cinder 
2003National Book Award Nomination: for Cinder 
2003River Styx International Poetry Award for the poem “The Fall”Final judge: Ellen Bryant
2002Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2002Inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters 
2001-2002National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship 
2001, 2006Listed in Contemporary AuthorsGale Publishers
2001National Book Award Nomination: for The Throats of Narcissus 
2001Pulitzer Prize Nomination: for The Throats of Narcissus 
2001Pablo Neruda Prize Finalist for the poem “Polyphony"Award sponsored by Nimrod
2001Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2001Gearhart Poetry Prize; First Place for the poem “A Flock of Phantom Limbs Gathers at the Border”The Southeast Review
2000Pushcart Prize Nomination 
2000National Poetry Series Finalist 
1999Honorable Mention for the poem “Coltrane’s Teeth”New Millenium Poetry Contest
1999Faculty Research GrantUniversity of North Texas
1999River Styx International Poetry Award for the poem “Mandala”River Styx final judge: Mark Doty
1999Pushcart Prize Nominations (2) One for the poem “The General’s Leg”nominated by Shenandoah
1998Faculty Research GrantUniversity of North Texas
1998FellowshipRagdale Foundation
1998Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1998Natalie Ornish Best Book of Poetry Award for the book RadiographyTexas Institute of Letters
1998Texas Writing Fellowship in Poetry: one such award given this yearTexas Commission on the Arts and the Austin Writers’ League
1997ScholarshipSquaw Valley Community of Writers
1997National Book Award Nomination: for Radiography 
1997Pulitzer Prize Nomination: for Radiography 
1997Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1996-1997Research Initiation GrantUniversity of North Texas
1996Pushcart Prize Nominations (2) 
1996Fellow in PoetryWesleyan Writers Conference, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
1995Gerald Cable Award for the chapbook The PossibleSilverfish Review Press
1995Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1995Ring of Fire Award for the chapbook Broken CircleArchangel Books
1994Walter E. Dakin Fellow in PoetrySewanee Writers' Conference, University of the South. Teaching Assistant to Anthony Hecht
1994Young Faculty Scholars Award NominationWichita State University
1994Billee Murray Denny Award, 2nd place: National prize; Awarded for the poem "Pomegranate"Sponsored by Lincoln College
1994Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1993FellowshipThe MacDowell Colony
1993Poem ("Caravaggio: The Supper at Emmaus") selected for inclusion in The Passion ExhibitionPeconic Gallery, NY. Final judge: Dana Gioia
1993Allan Collins Fellow in Poetry; Teaching Assistant to Donald JusticeBread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury College
1993Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1992FellowshipYaddo
1991Milton Dorfman Poetry Prize; 1st place for the poem "Caravaggio: The Supper at Emmaus."National contest sponsored by the Rome Art Center; Final judge: Peter Balakian
1991Cincinnati Poetry Review Award 
1991Colladay Award for the book The Anteroom of ParadiseQuarterly Review of Literature, Princeton University
1990Pushcart Prize Nomination 
1990R. Gross Award for the book Independence DaysWoodley Press, Washburn University
1989FellowshipVirginia Center for the Creative Arts
1989ScholarshipNew York State Writers Institute, Skidmore College. Teaching Assistant to Robert Pinsky and Richard Howard
1989The Greensboro Review Literary AwardThe Greensboro Review
1988Theodore Morrison Scholar in PoetryBread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury College
1987Denver Writers' AwardAwarded by the Colorado Federation for the Arts. Judge: Ray Gonzales
1986Academy of American Poets University Prize: 1st placeUniversity of Denver. Judge: Sandra Alcosser
1984Academy of American Poets University Prize: 1st placeUniversity of Denver. Judge: Carole Oles
1984Teaching FellowshipDepartment of English, University of Denver
1979Plainspeak Poetry PrizePlainspeak Magazine
1979Teaching AssistantshipLamont School of Music, University of Denver
1976Cum LaudePomona College
1972Honorary ScholarshipSwarthmore College
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YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2013Palgrave MacmillanEditorial ConsultantReviewed manuscript T.S. Eliot, Lancelot Andrewes, and the Word: Intersections of Literature and Christianity by G. Douglas Atkins (reader’s report: 1600 words).
2013Elixir PressElixir Book Award JudgeJudge National Book Prize
2009University of MissouriAcademy of American Poets Prize judgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2008UNTMid-term Review Advocate for Ann McCutchanPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2008UNTPromotion and Tenure Advocate for John TaitPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2008North Carolina Poetry SocietyContest Judge (Poet Laureate Prize)Poetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2008University of MissouriAcademy of American Poets Prize judgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2008Guggenheim Foundation (two grants)Grant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2007Department of English, University of MissouriPromotion and Tenure Reviewer for Aliki BarnstonePromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2007Ohio State UniversityCitino Poetry Awards JudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2007UNTGrant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2006UNTGrant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2006University of St. ThomasGrant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2004Department of English, Creighton UniversityPromotion Reviewer for Brent SpencerPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2003Department of English, University of New MexicoPromotion and Tenure Reviewer for Lisa ChavezPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2002Milton Center PoetryPrize JudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2002Department of English, University of West VirginiaPromotion Reviewer for James HarmsPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2002Department of English, University of St. ThomasPromotion Reviewer for Leslie Adrienne MillerPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2002UNTPromotion Advocate for Scott SimpkinsPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
2002UNTGrant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2001Texas Institute of LettersNatalie Ornish Award JudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2000Highland Park Literary FestivalJudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2000UNTGrant EvaluatorPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
2000North Central Texas College Poetry Contest Poetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1999UNTPromotion and Tenure Advocate for Lee MartinPromotion/Tenure Reviewer
1999Highland Park Literary FestivalJudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1999Southern Methodist University Poetry Contest Poetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1998Ragdale FoundationPanelistPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1997Borders Books, DallasPoetry ContestPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1997Ohio State UniversityVandewater Poetry AwardPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1996-2000University of North TexasPresident’s Writing Award JudgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1996Kansas Newman CollegeKansas Newman Poetry AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1996Arts and Humanities Council of TulsaJingle Feldman GrantPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1995William Jewell CollegeRobinson AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1994, 1995Wichita State UniversityAWP Intro AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1993University of North Texas PressVassar Miller Book Prize screening judgePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1992Wilfrid Laurier UniversityEarle Shelley Poetry PrizePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1991Lock Haven UniversityCreative Writing AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1991Wilfrid Laurier UniversityFestival Laurier Poetry ContestPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1990Morningside CollegeCreative Writing AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1989University of KansasCarruth Poetry PrizePoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
1988Gannon UniversityAnnual Poetry AwardsPoetry Contest and Grant Application Judge
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Continuing Education

Jung Foundation Intensive Seminar: Creating a Universe: Archetypal Expression in Arts, Culture, and Real Time, NYC (Summer, 2006).

Jung Foundation Intensive Seminar: Betrayal, Revenge, and Forgiveness, NYC (Summer 2004).

Jung Foundation Intensive Seminar: Dark Forces of the Psyche, NYC (Summer, 2002).

Jung Foundation Advanced Intensive Seminar: Spirit and Psyche, NYC (Summer,1999).

Interviews
DeepEllumOnTheAir.com, interviewed by Robert Torres for the radio show "The Free Word." (2013).

Etruscan Press, Featured Artist (2013).

Image: Art Faith Mystery. Artist of the Month (February, 2013).

KKUP (FM 91.5) (interview with J.P. Running Bear) (Spring 2013).

A Poetry Congeries, Connotation Press (interview with John Hoppenthaler) (Fall, 2012).

InHouse, UNT (Fall, 2012).

Lit Bridge (online interview) (Summer, 2012).

InHouse, UNT (Summer, 2012).

Interview with Brian Brodeur for the web journal How a Poem Happens:
        http://howapoemhappens.blogspot.com (Winter 2009).

WPKN, Bridgeport, Connecticut (Spring, 2007).

WSUI, Priaire Lights Live, Iowa City, IA (Summer, 2002).

The Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz (Fall, 2001).

www. poetrysantacruz.org (Fall,2001).

KUSP, National Public Radio, Santa Cruz, CA (Fall, 2001).

Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayetteville, AR (Fall, 2001).

KNTU, Denton, TX (Winter, 2001).

KMGS, Tulsa, OK (Fall, 1995).

Miscellaneous
Poems currently being translated into Romanian by the poet/translator Chris Tanasescu (University Paris Quest).

Poems currently being translated into Russian by the St. Petersburg poet Aleksey Porvin.

Listed in Contemporary Authors (Gale Publishers, 2001; 2006).

Annual Faculty Reading at UNT (2011): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOVU_-4wTgU

Reading at national AWP conference archived at youtube.com by anonymous attendee (2010):
“Wake” [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJjQjKxve7c]
“Robitussin” [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noOEMwgUs4I]
“Pill” [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14v18i-HztU]
“Will” [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1tuG51Eyws]

Wikipedia entry on Bruce Bond: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Bond

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