William Heyen's work explores romantic conceptions of contemporary sport, powering its way into a post-catastrophe setting of dirty bombs in stadiums, tortured athletes, corporate domination, and cynicism on a global level.
Except for a shotgun blast from the stands,
he'd have broken the goal-line plane, a record
for the most TDs by a dead Heisman.
William Heyen is a well-known and revered writer, and author of some twenty-five books of poetry, memoir, criticism, and poetics. His book Shoah Train was a finalist for the National Book Award.