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Harry Youtt graduated from Lorain High School in 1960. He spent twenty years as a trial lawyer in New York City. Now he is a frequently published poet and writer, living in California and Arizona with his wife, Judith. He has been teaching classes in creative writing in the UCLA Writers' Program (Ext.) since 1990.
A member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, he’s the author of more than nine collections of poetry, including What My Father Didn’t Know I Learned From Him, Even the Autumn Leaves, Outbound For Elsewhere, and I’ll Always Be From Lorain.
For several years, he conducted an annual workshop for poets in Wales in the Swansea house where Dylan Thomas was born.
Youtt also created and wrote the acclaimed pilot season website for the David E. Kelley ABC TV night-time drama series: The Practice.