Louis Phillips, an impressively prolific poet, playwright, and short story writer, has written some 50 books for children and adults. Among his numerous published works are A Dream of Countries Where No One Dare Live (short stories, SMU Press) Hot Corner, (a collection of his baseball writings), and The Krazy Kat Rag (poems, Light Reprint Press). He also edited The Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Poems and The Random House Book of Humorous Verse. He is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts.