Ron Houchin

Ron Houchin lives on the banks of the Ohio River, across from his hometown Huntington, West Virginia, in a haunted house built by the grandson of an ex-slave, located near an opening to the Underground Railroad of the Civil War era.  He is a retired public school teacher whose work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Galway Review, Acorn, Alaska Quarterly, the Southwest Review, Five Points, Midwest Quarterly, Birmingham Poetry Review, and others. He has eight books of poetry published (including four from Salmon Poetry), as well as a collection of short stories and a novella. The Odyssey of Homer Atkinson is his new novel-in-progress.

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