Larew's poems have appeared widely in international journals, anthologies, and exhibits. Nominated for several national Pushcart Awards, and winner of prizes such as the Louisiana Literature Poetry Prize and the Washington Review's Poetry Award, he is an international hunger expert with courtesy faculty appointments at the University of Georgia, Montana State University and Oregon State University. He also serves on the Folger Shakespeare Library's Poetry Board, and is the designer of the Poetry X Hunger initiative. .
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS