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Richard deNiord

Professor

Contact Information:

cdeniord@providence.edu

401.865.2751

Ruane Center for the Humanities LL27

Education:

M.F.A. - Creative Writing, University of Iowa

M.Div. - Biblical Studies, Yale University

Brief Biography:

Chard deNiord is the author of five books of poetry, Interstate (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), which was cited as one of the top ten books of poetry by the Boston Globe in 2011, Night Mowing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), Sharp Golden Thorn (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003) and Asleep in the Fire (University of Alabama Press, 1990). His new book of poems, Interstate, will be published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2015. His book of essays and interviews with seven senior American poets (Galway Kinnell, Donald Hall. Maxine Kumin, Jack Gilbert, Ruth Stone, Lucille Clifton, Robert Bly) titled Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs, Conversations and Reflections on 20th Century American Poets was published by Marick Press in 2012. His poems have appeared in The Pushcart Prize, The Best Poems from Thirty Years of the Pushcart Prize, Best American Poetry, The Cortland Review, The Kenyon Review, AGNI, Salmagundi, The New Republic, Plume, Harvard Review, and Ploughshares. In 2002 he co-founded the New England College MFA Program in Poetry, which he directed until 2007. He is a Professor of English at Providence College and lives in Putney, Vermont.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Contemporary American and International Poetry

Selected Publications:

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

deNiord, C. (2011) In Ed Ochester (Ed.), The Double Truth. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press

deNiord, C. (2005) In Ed Ochester (Ed.), Night Mowing. University of Pittsburgh Press

deNiord, C. (2003) In Burt Kimmelman/Sandy McIntosh (Ed.), Sharp Golden Thorn. New York, New York: Marsh Hawk Press

deNiord, C. (1990) In Robin Behn/ Thomas Rabiit (Ed.), Asleep In The Fire. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press

Selected Presentations:

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

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

deNiord, C. 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, C. 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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