The Pensacola News Journal looks back at the life and work of Reginald Shepherd, who died in September of 2008 and whose book of essays, A Martian Muse, was just published by University of Michigan Press:

Considered one of the greatest poets of this generation, Shepherd authored five poetry books, two poetry anthologies and a book of essays. He won numerous awards, including an Associate Writing Program prize for his first book.

Originally Published: June 30th, 2010