Liberal Arts faculty member Ron Price was born in Milwaukee. He apprenticed with American Book Award winner Etheridge Knight in Memphis, where he also studied American and British literature at Memphis State University. Price has worked as a teaching fellow through Writing Across the Curriculum in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania and as a teaching assistant in the Department of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania. For the U.S. Information Agency, he visited Belgium. Price toured India for the State Department’s Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs under the auspices of a program titled Artists Respond to Terror, and he has given talks and readings on American culture for the American Center in Israel twice.
His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Cutthroat, The Painted Bride Quarterly, Poetry, Palabras Luminosas, and Zone 3. Price is author of Surviving Brothers, A Crucible for the Left Hand, A Small Song Called Ash from the Fire, and A True Account of the Failure of Bodies to Adequately Burn.