About William Greenway

Mr. Greenway’s seventh full-length collection, Everywhere at Once , winner of the 2009 Ohioana Poetry Book of the Year Award, is from the University of Akron Press Poetry Series, which also published his seventh collection, Ascending Order (2003), winner of the 2004 Ohioana Poetry Book of the Year Award, and I Have My Own Song For It: Modern Poems of Ohio (2002), which he co-edited with Elton Glaser. He has published over six hundred poems in periodicals, including Poetry, American Poetry Review, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Poetry Northwest, Shenandoah, and Prairie Schooner.  He has won the Helen and Laura Krout Memorial Poetry Award, the Larry Levis Editors' Prize from Missouri Review, the Open Voice Poetry Award from The Writer's Voice, the State Street Press Chapbook Competition, an Ohio Arts Council Grant, and was 1994 Georgia Author of the Year.  William Greenway has a PhD. from Tulane University and is currently Professor of English at Youngstown State University, where he has been awarded a Distinguished Professorship in Teaching and three in Scholarship.


Everywhere at Once (University of Akron Press, 2008)

Fishing at the End of the World (Wordtech Communications, 2005)

Ascending Order (University of Akron Press, 2003)

Simmer Dim (University of Akron Press, 1998)

How the Dead Bury the Dead (University of Akron Press, 1994)

Where We’ve Been (Far Corner Books, 1987)

Pressure Under Grace: Poems (Breitenbush Books, 1982)