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College of Liberal Arts - Louisiana Tech University

School of
Literature and Language

Patrick Posey Garrett

Dr. Patrick Posey Garrett

Distinguished Professor of English

Sachs Professor of English


GTM 240

Ed.D. English Education North Texas State University
55 graduate hours in English L.S.U. 1963-1965
M.A. English Auburn University 1963
B.S. English Education Louisiana Polytechnic Institute 1961

Research Areas:
3 books of Personal Narratives about North Louisiana; American poetry; Hemingway, Faulkner, and Warren.

Hobbies / Interests:
Reading, Writing, Running, Eleven grandchildren, D'Arbonne Lake, Louisiana Chautauqua grounds, Chairing Chris Andrews Lecture Series at Trinity United Methodist Church, Teaching Tait Class at Trinity, Maintaining Mary Alice Posey Garrett English Scholarship at Tech, Trying to keep up with my beautiful wife, and Trying to decide if I should ever retire.

"Ah, when to the heart of a man
Was it ever less than a treason
To go with the drift of things,
To yield with a grace to reason,
And bow and accept the end 
Of a love or a season?"
-- Frost