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Eugene Platt

Eugene Platt is one of the increasingly rare residents of Charleston, South Carolina, who was born and grew up there. As evidenced in "Saint Andrew's Parish" as well as in several collections of poems, the Carolina Lowcountry informs much of his work. After a happy childhood, he served in the Army with the 11th Airborne and 24th Infantry Divisions. Next, he earned degrees from the University of South Carolina, Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and Clarion University of Pennsylvania. His poems...See more