The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Richard Rankin Russell
A native of Paris, Tennessee, Richard Rankin Russell is Professor of English and directs the Graduate Program at Baylor University in Texas, where he directed the Beall Poetry Festival for eight years and served as 2012 Baylor Centennial Professor. He has edited three collections of essays and has authored five monographs–all on contemporary literature from Ireland and Northern Ireland–along with other essays on writers as various as Faulkner, Virginia Woolf, Forster, Harry Crews, Graham Swift, Cormac McCarthy, Eavan Boland, Hopkins, and George Mackay Brown. He is currently writing a study of James Joyce and Protestantism.