Louie Crew, 75, is an Alabama native and an emeritus professor at Rutgers. He lives in East Orange, NJ, with Ernest Clay, his husband of 38 years. Crew is the founder of Integrity, an international organization of LGBTQ Anglicans, and holds honorary doctorates from three Episcopal seminaries. Editors have published 2,227 of Crew's poems and essays. For a more detailed history, see http://rci.rutgers.edu/~lcrew/pubs.html. See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louie_Crew.