Individual Author Record
Name: Ralph MillsPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: December 16, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMills was a native Chicagoan.
Biographical and Professional InformationRalph Mills Jr., was an acclaimed poet, scholar and professor. His literary ambitions date to his college years at Lake Forest College; he studied English and published his early work in Tusitala, the College’s literary magazine. After graduation, Mills earned an MA and PhD in English from Northwestern University and studied at Oxford. He led a distinguished academic career, teaching first at the University of Chicago and later becoming the first director of graduate studies in English at the University of Illinois–Chicago, where he taught modern literature and creative writing for more than 30 years.
*''Living With Distance, Poems'', Boa Editions, 1979*''With No Answer, Poems'', Juniper Books, 1980*''(Editor) Open Between Us, Essays, Reviews and Interviews by David Ignatow'', University of Michigan Press, 1980*''March Light'', Sparrow Press, 1983*''For a Day, Poems'', Spoon River Poetry Press, 1985*''Each Branch, Poems 1976-1985'', Spoon River Poetry Press, 1986*''A While, Poems'', Spoon River Poetry Press, 1989*''A Window in Air, Poems'', Moyer Bell, 1993*''In Wind`s Edge, Poems'', Publishers Group West, 1997*''Grasses Standing, Selected Poems'', Asphodel Press, 2000