Born, Jackson, Mississippi: Forest Hill High School: BS, Mississippi State University (Management, SAE, President’s Scholar, Distinguished Military Graduate): Army Guided Missile School: Guided Missile Logistics Officer, European Logistics HQ, Orleans, France (Theater Logistics Project Officer, Introduction of Sergeant and Pershing missile systems, Retirement of Corporal and Redstone systems, NATO Negotiating Team, hon. dis. Captain): M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia (English, American and Comparative Literature, DuPont Fellow, Teaching Assistant, Instructor): Assistant Professor-English, Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Kentucky: Writer/Editor: Waiter:Offshore Oil Rig Roustabout (Penrod 52): Computer Consultant (corporate accounts and enterprise conversions, Tymeshare Corp): Carpenter: Bartender (High on Rose): Lived in and renovated original settlers’ 1790 log house on a thoroughbred horse farm outside Lexington, Kentucky: Writer/Editor: President/Co-Founder, Lexis Communications: Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs (Mason & Hanger Corp): Communications Consultant (print, broadcast and on-line content, integrated marketing communications, PR): Visiting Professor of Organizational Communication, Virginia Tech: Visiting Professor, International School of Management, Paris and Barcelona: Fulbright Professor, Macedonia: Lecturer and Director, Professional Communication Program, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.
Bobbio's Mix: A Hip Hop Novel
by Alan Moorer
Published: January 9, 2012
Bobbio’s Mix is a sleep stealing novel in verse, a mix of story and lyric with the sprung rhythms, rhymes and vision of hip hop. It explores the life of a brilliant young black man from hardscrabble Mississippi who gives up a university honors scholarship in his final semester (double major: chemistry and philosophy) to deploy his chemistry education and training in the perilous drug trade driving
Till Human Voices Wake Us
by Alan Moorer
Charlie Baugh, a young, recognized anthropologist, is deeply involved in his research project on “Voodoo in the American South,” as well as an intense affair with a brilliant graduate student, Cashy (Cashiella) Epstein. His apprenticeship with the "power doctor," Jim Smith (who has put him in contact with the Voodoo hounghan or shaman, Pelham) leads both deep into a another world.
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