Hugh Fox

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Hugh Fox has been everywhere and done everything, and he’s not finished. Born in Chicago in 1932, he contracted polio at age 5 but was cured with pre-Saulk experimental medicine. He’s published more than 100 books and his bibliography runs more than 100 pages. Fox was a founding board member of the Pushcart Prize, editor of avant-garde literary magazine, Ghost Dance, and founder of an organization for little magazines and small presses ,COSMEP. He has reviewed thousands of chapbooks, magazines and books, and is the author of the first critical study of Charles Bukowski. He has a Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and was a professor at Michigan State University in the Department of American Thought and Language from 1968 until his retirement in 1999.

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