MEET THE AUTHOR
Robert Ray Black lives in Bozeman, Montana. He was educated at Sewanee (B.A.), Vanderbilt (M.A.), Oxford (M.A., Pembroke College), Princeton (Ph.D., English language and literature), and the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D.) He studied for one year at Trinity College, University of Toronto.
His publications include Local Counsel: First Women at The Citadel, and Beyond (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2012), and an edition of The Middle English Glossed Prose Psalter, co-edited with Raymond St-Jacques (Heidelberg: Winter, 2012). He contributed to Oxford Poets 2010, An Anthology (Manchester: Carcanet Press, 2010).
As a 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army Reserve, he served on active duty in Korea and Germany in military intelligence. As local counsel for the first woman admitted to the all-male Military College of South Carolina, The Citadel, Black received national attention from the press, appearing on CBS Evening News twice, and in national and international media numerous times.