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University Hall 5048
(205) 934-8595

Research and Teaching Interests: Poetry, 19th century American literature, Dickens, Emerson

Office Hours: By appointment


  • B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D., University of Alabama

Randy Blythe was born in Alabama and studied at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama. He edited Aura from 1986 to 1988, then co-founded Birmingham Poetry Review, co-editing (1988-1998) and assistant-editing (1998-2008) that publication for two decades. Blythe lives in Birmingham, where he teaches composition, literature, and creative writing. He has published poems in numerous little magazines, among them The Laurel Review, Tar River Poetry, South Carolina Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, and Black Warrior Review.

Select Publications

  • The Human Part (FutureCycle Press, 2014)