Rejecting the New Millennium

Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999.

A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author. More
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About Don A. Hoyt

Don A. Hoyt grew up in New Orleans in a single parent home, residing mostly in public housing projects. He dropped out of high school to serve 4 years in the US Navy and later went on to earn a B.A. in English (1973) and two Master's degrees: Education (1977) and Public Adminisrtration (2004).

Hoyt's career in education (Wossman HS, Grambling State University, Louisiana Delta Community College, and Downsville Charter School Board) spanned 17 years. His career in Public Administration (local agency Assistant Director, city Planning and Development Director, County Administrator, and City Manager) spanned 24 years. While working at GSU, he managed a consulting business, Hired Hand Outsourcing, which served municipal clients across Louisiana to adopt Comprehensive Plans and development ordinances. Hoyt officially retired in 2013 from his position as the City Manager (Chief Administrative Officer) of the City of Anniston, Alabama, population 25,000; however, since 2016 he has taught one or two Composition classes at LDCC.

Over the years Hoyt has published numerous poems, short stories, and literary essays across the country. The following 40 academic presses have published Hoyt's works of fiction, poetry, and/or literary commentary.
Providence College, Providence, RI
Northern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
California State University Northridge, Northridge, IL
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Roger Williams College, Bristol, RI
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), University, MS
DeKalb College, Clarkston, GA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IO
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Salem State College, Salem, MA
Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC
Piedmont College, Demorest, GA
Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, LA
Berea College, Richmond, KY
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Nichols State University, Thibodaux, LA
Louisiana State University at Eunice, Eunice, LA
California State University at Long Beach
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
California State University, San Bernardino
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Pikeville College, Pikeville, KY
Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI
Grambling State University, Grambling, LA
Kent University, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Franklin College, Lugano, Switzerland

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