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, 2001), which won the Massachusetts Center for the Book Honors Award, Nude Siren (Verse Press, 2003), and Helsinki (Action Books, 2011).
Reviews of books by Peter Richards
- “She,” (in The Cortland Review)
- Four poems (in Electronic Poetry Review)
- Essay by D.A. Powell on figurative language in poetry, which includes a discussion of Peter Richards’ poem, "The Moon is a Moon,"
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