T. R. Hummer is the author of seven books of
poetry, including, most recently, Useless Virtues (2001)
and Walt Whitman in Hell (1996), both from Louisiana State
University Press. "For Dancers Only: Suite for Jimmie Lunceford,
1902-1947" is from The Infinity Sessions, a work-in-progress.
Hummer has edited The Kenyon Review and New England
Review and is currently editor of The Georgia Review.
He lives in Athens, Georgia.