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Author: Peter Richards

Peter Richards was born in 1967 in Urbana, Illinois. He is a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry, an Iowa Arts Fellowship, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and the John Logan Award. His poems have appeared in Agni, Colorado Review, DENVER QUARTERLY, FENCE, The Yale Review, and other journals. He is the author of OUBLIETTE (Verse Press/Wave Books, 2001), which won the Massachusetts Center for the Book Honors Award; NUDE SIREN (Verse Press/Wave Books, 2003); and HELSINKI (Action Books, 2011). The University of Montana-Missoula's visiting Hugo Poet Spring Semester 2011, Richards has taught at Harvard University, Tufts University, and Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston.

Helsinki
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Helsinki

Action Books

Poetry. This narrative lyric sequence is lit with a ravishing light: part erotic, part nuclear, entirely mutagenic, dangerously Sublime. From a point both in the past and the future, from a narrow cell that is at once the lyric, the body, a fort, a ...

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NUDE SIREN
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NUDE SIREN

Verse Press/Wave Books

In NUDE SIREN, Richards invites the reader into a found world of sense and idea, of time and movement, of the body and its secrets. At once sensuous and esoteric, these poems move between intellectual curiosity and emotional experience with a deft a...

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Oubliette
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Oubliette

Verse Press/Wave Books

Poetry. In the introduction to OUBLIETTE, Peter Richards's first book of poetry, Tomaz Salamun writes, It is inscrutable how Peter Richards produces this religious magma and bathes himself and us in it. How he restores internal time to the work of a...

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