Lawrence Revard was born in St. Louis and currently resides in the Cheltenham neighborhood. Before joining the Washington University community, Lawrence Revard taught composition, speech, business writing, and literature classes at the University of Iowa, Webster University, Lindenwood University, Moberly Area Community College, and the University of Missouri in Columbia. Over the last four years, he has taught literature and creative writing during the summers in the Trio/Upward Bound program at St. Louis Community College, Forest Park. He has published poems in Pleiades, New Orleans Review, Prairie Schooner, Raven Chronicles, New Letters, and elsewhere. His translations of John Milton’s Latin and Italian poems were published in Wiley-Blackwell’s Complete Shorter Poems in 2009.