Other literary forms

(Poets and Poetry in America)

A Profile of Theodore Roethke (1971) and The Generation of 2000: Contemporary American Poets (1984) are works collected and edited by William Heyen (HAY-ihn). Heyen has also written a novel, Vic Holyfield and the Class of 1957: A Romance (1986), and numerous essays on American poetry and the environment. Pig Notes and Dumb Music: Prose on Poetry (1998) offers Heyen’s thoughts on the writing life and the creative process.