Roland Flint (February 27, 1934 – January 2, 2001), was originally from North Dakota, and served in the Marine Corps for two years after high school, and later spent time in Bulgaria. He translated several books of Bulgarian poetry and taught Creative Writing and Literature at Georgetown University for 36 years. From 1995-2000, Flint served as Poet Laureate of Maryland. The loss of his six-year old son in 1972 inspired a number of his poems. Flint’s seven books of poems include And Morning (1975), Pigeon (1991), Easy (1999), and Resuming Green: Selected Poems, 1965-1982 (1983).
To read more about this author: Grace Cavalieri on Roland Flint: Memorial Issue