Robert Pringle (poet)
Of Scottish descent and originally from Ohio, from 1962 to 1987 Pringle was a schoolteacher, teaching English and biology in high schools. Since then he has concentrated on poetry, but has also worked as a park ranger at the Inniswood Metro Gardens, as a rural mail carrier, a laboratory technician in bacteriology, a house painter, and as an attendant in a mental hospital. In 1998 he was the joint owner of a herd of Alpine goats.
In 2004 his poem "Ricardo Klement Speaks of Border Wars" won the First Prize in the Scottish International Open Poetry Competition.
- Cold Front (Pudding House Publications, 1998)
- Inventing God (Pudding House Publications, 2008, ISBN 9781589986572)
- Robert Pringle, Inventing God (searchable) at books.google.com