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Richard deNiord


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Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities LL27


M.F.A. - Creative Writing, University of Iowa
M.Div. - Biblical Studies, Yale University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Contemporary American and International Poetry

Awards and Honors:

Joseph R. Accinno Faculty Teaching Award, 2011-2012 - Providence College
Pushcart Book of Poetry, The Best Poems from Thirty Years of the Pushcart Prize, edited by Joan Murray, Pushcart Press - Pushcart Press
Best American Poetry for the poem “Pasternak” - Scribner
Pushcart Prize XX1I for the poem "What The Animals Teach Us" - Pushcart Press
Poetry Society of America’s Emily Dickinson Award for “Crow” - Poetry Society of America

Selected Publications:

deNiord, Chard. (2011). Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs, Conversations and Reflections on 20th Century American Poets. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

deNiord, Chard. (2011). The Double Truth. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

deNiord, Chard. (2005). Night Mowing. University of Pittsburgh Press.

deNiord, Chard. (2003). Sharp Golden Thorn. New York, New York: Marsh Hawk Press.

deNiord, Chard. (1990). Asleep In The Fire. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press.

Recent Presentations:

deNiord, Chard., Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Minneapolis, MN, "Paper: James Wright in Minneapolis". April, 2015.

deNiord, Chard., Palm Beach Poetry Festival, Delray Beach, FL, "Featured Poet & Interview: Natasha Trethewey (U.S. Poet Laureate)". January, 2014.

deNiord, Chard., Well-RED Reading Series/Alley Cat Books, San Jose, CA & San Francisco, CA, "Book Reading: Readers from the Red Wheelbarrow; Poetry Reading: Voz Sin Tinta ". December, 2013.

deNiord, Chard., Benefit Reading for the Ruth Stone House, Middlebury College, Goshen, VT, "Poets from the Middlebury community gather to read Ruth Stone's work and discuss the legacy and future of The Ruth Stone House in Goshen, VT". September, 2013.

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