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Om Humor and Heresy: Poetry That Sings
William S. Kilborne has been writing poetry, mostly light verse, eversince he was an editor of The Yale Record. He has had over fifty songlyrics published in musicals; he believes that Stephen Sondheimis our greatest living poet. He has been most influenced by EmilyDickenson, Robert Frost, Ogden Nash, Edna St. Vincent Millay,A.E. Houseman, and Edwin Arlington Robinson. No living poetsmake this list. Kilborne has also made his mark as a playwright:eight of his plays have been published by houses like Samuel French,Pioneer Drama Service, Norman Maine Press and The Players Press. He also has a Masters Degree from NYU. His text, The Writing Guide, has sold over 2000 copies; he hasbeen a guest columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram; he haspublished many articles on education and General Semantics, inlittle magazines. He has been the president of the Yale Debating Society (neverlost a debate); a cook in the Hawaiian National Guard; aneducator (department chair and instructor, headmaster) incolleges and prep schools; a professional writer (Bread LoafWriters Conference), (San Francisco Writers Conference,2011: non-fiction finalist and poetry runner-up); a DallasCowboys fan; a lover of French cuisine and English Bulldogs,a widower, an atheist, and a ping-pong hustler. Still writing. In love. Not dead yet.