Library Assistant III, Magrath Library

Libraries Research & Learning - Magrath Library; 1984 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
612-624-1831 (Magrath) and 612-624-3634 (Natural Resources Library)

I have been at the University Libraries since April 2013. My primary roles are to provide general reference services to patrons at both the Natural Resources Library and Magrath Library information desks on the St. Paul campus, course reserve management, and communications/design work.


BA, English, Indiana University

MILS, Information and Library Science, University of Michigan

MA, English, Eastern Michigan University

MPA, Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Selected Presentations & Publications

Gaither, Renoir W., “Multiracial Families.” Multiracial America: A Resource Guide on the History and Literature of Interracial Issues. Ed. Karen Downing. Scarecrow Press, 2005: 105-117.

Image of CLA JournalGaither, Renoir W. “The Moment of Revision: A Reappraisal of Wallace Thurman’s Aesthetics in The Blacker the Berry and Infants of the Spring.” CLA Journal 37 (1993): 81-93.

Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of If Tabloids Are True What Are You?, by Matthea Harvey. Winter 2014.


Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of Uncle Anton's Atomic Bomb, by Ian Woollen. Oct. 2014.


Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of Saint Monkey, by Jacinda Townsend. Oct. 2014.


Gaither, Renoir. "Sesquipedalian", Revolver. 2013. Web.


Gaither, Renoir. "La Ciudad de los Hombros Grandes", Revolver. 2013. Web.


Gaither, Renoir. Rev. of This is Not an Accident: Stories, by April Wilder. May 2014.


Gaither, Renoir. "Ruminations", The Periphery. 2015. Web.


Gaither, Renoir. "Homo Urbanus", Red Paint Hill. 2015. Web.

Gaither, Renoir. "The Skin I'm In", Third Point Press. Sept. 2017. Web.

Gaither, Renoir. "The Guest in the Wound," The Birds We Piled Loosely. p. 34. Oct. 2017. Web

Gaither, Renoir. "Envelope, Morning Papers Waltz, and Auction" The Write Launch Jan. 2018. Web

Gaither, Renoir. "Waspish Metronomes and Wishful Stigmas" Angry Old Man Magazine: A Magazine of Experimental Art & Poetry Jan. 2018. Web