Poet; author; university professor of English; real estate broker.  Born– September 29, 1943, Boston, Mass. Parents–Rose Winer and Harry Perlis.  Married Paula Perlis; children–two; married Beth Bradley; children–three.  Education– University of Vermont, B.A., 1965; M.A., 1966; University of Michigan, Ph.D., 1969. Taught at the University of Michigan, 1969-1970; Beloit College, 1970-1975; Head of Department of English, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1975-; broker associate, Oxford Realty.   Contributed to South Dakota Review, and Bucknell Review. Died December 22, 2015.


Directory of American Scholars, 1973, and Alabama Faculty Directory, 1983; obituary; website.


A Return to the Primal Self; Identity in the Fiction of George Eliot. New York; P. Long, 1989.

Skin Songs. Birmingham, Ala.; Thunder City Press, 1977.

An unofficial guide to buying a home.  Wiley, 204 (second edition).

Wallace Stevens; a World of Transforming Shapes. Lewisburg, Pa.; Bucknell University Press, 1976.