Professor of English
Creative writing, poetry
M.A., Stanford University
On August 12, 2004, Paul Lake and nineteen other recipients of the Porter Fund Award were recognized at a reception hosted by Mack McLarty at the Reception Hall of the Arkansas Governor's Mansion. Mr. Lake, the 1988 recipient of the award given annually to an outstanding Arkansas author, has published four books since coming to Tech: Another Kind of Travel, Walking Backward, Among the Immortals, and Cry Wolf.
On February 26, 2007, Professor Lake discussed four of his poems -- "Redcoats," "Simon
Says," "News from Gaza," and "Three Holidays in One Afternoon" -- in an Honors Comp
class at Tech. To view a video of his discussion, click here.
Cry Wolf is an Animal Farm for the 21st century; an allegory of the political challenges we face in post-9/11 America.