Bin Ramke Papers
Collection contains personal papers of University of Denver English Professor Bin Ramke. Contains photographs, manuscript and poem drafts, research materials, essays, clippings, publications, personal journals and notebooks, Macintosh Powerbook G4, Macbook Air, course materials; primarily photocopies of primary materials.
- Ramke, Bin, 1947- (Person)
5.75 Linear Feet (5 record boxes, 1 half letter document box, 1 full letter document box)
Scope and Contents
This collection has been separated out into four series. Series 1: Personal Papers. Series 2: University of Georgia. Series 3: Teaching and Faculty. Series 4: Memorabilia.
Biographical / Historical
Bin Ramke was born in Port Neches, Texas, in 1947. He went to Louisiana State University, where he began writing and reading poetry. He received his BA, and moved onto the University of New Orleans for his MA. He then received his PhD. in English Literature from Ohio University. Bin Ramke began publishing his poetry collections in 1978, and has published over ten collections of poetry, along with contributions to anthologies. Ramke taught at Columbus College in Georgia for several years, and he edited the University of Georgia Press’s Contemporary Poetry Series from 1984 to 2005. He holds the Lawrence C. Phipps Humanities Chair at the University of Denver, where he teaches creative writing and edits Denver Quarterly.
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