About the Author
Carl A. Adkins lives in Asheville, NC with his wife Catherine Alter. After teaching high school and college literature and writing classes for 36 years, Carl founded a graduate school writing center which he directed for 10 years.
Currently, Carl is a writing coach for student-athletes at UNC Asheville. In addition to his Compact Comp Book (WriteLife Publishing, 2011), he has published over two dozen poems as well as a chapbook of poems composed in the manner of fifteen great American poets, By the Numbers (Pudding House Press, 2007).