Richard Freis has lived in Mississippi for almost 40 years. His poetry has appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, Drastic Measures and other magazines and anthologies. He has published widely, both locally and nationally, as a literary and performing and visual arts journalist and scholar. He has also published translations and written librettos for a cantata and an opera. His libretto for a cantata by Alva Henderson, From Greater Light, based on the story of Job, had its world premiere in 2008 in Los Angeles with the Pacific Symphony. Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Millsaps College, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
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