Author Profile: Wesli Court

Dr. Lewis Turco
Lewis Turco (alias “Wesli Court”) is the author of The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Including Odd and Invented Forms, and two companion volumes, The Book of Literary Terms, and The Book of Dialogue, all issued by the University Press of New England, plus fifty other books. In 1962, he founded the Cleveland State University Poetry Center, and in 1968, he founded the Department of Creative Writing at S.U.N.Y. Oswego. Dr. Turco lives in retirement in Dresden Mills, Maine.