Teacher. Born– September 9, 1946, in San Antonio, Tex. Parents– Ralph A. and George Ann (Marrs) Wier. Married– Dara Dixon, April 2, 1969. Education– Baylor University, B.A., 1968. Louisiana State University, M.A., 1970; Bowling Green State University, M.F.A., 1974. Yard clerk, Kansas City Southern Railroad, 1966-1967; laborer, All-Texas Ranch Supply, Waco, Tex., 1967-1968. Teacher at Longwood College, Va., 1970-1972; Carnegie Mellon University, 1974-1975; Hollins College, 1975-1980; University of Alabama, 1980. Published articles in anthologies and periodicals.
Contemporary Authors, Vol. 77.
Blanco. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1978.
Departing as Air. New York; Simon & Schuster, 1983.
A Place for Outlaws. New York; Harper & Row, 1989.
Things About To Disappear; Stories. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1978.
Voicelust… Lincoln; University of Nebraska, 1985.