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Overview

  • David Rivard’s most recent book, Standoff, received the 2017 PEN New England Award in Poetry and was listed by The New Yorker in its “Books We Loved in 2016” roundup, where Major Jackson praised it for “its vivaciousness and cunning humor.” Rivard’s five other books include Torque, Otherwise Elsewhere, Sugartown, and Wise Poison, winner of the James Laughlin Prize from the Academy of American Poets. His first book, Torque, was the winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize in 1988, and his essays and poems appear in Poetry, the American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Tin House, and many other magazines. Among numerous honors, he is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Civitella Ranieri (Italy), and the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2006 he was recognized for both his poetry and teaching by the Folger Shakespeare Library, which awarded him the O.B. Hardison Poetry Prize.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop Taught course 2019
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop Taught course 2018
  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Poetry Writing Taught course 2018
  • Poetry: Form and Technique Taught course 2018
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop Taught course 2017
  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop Taught course 2017
  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop Taught course 2017
  • Intro to Poetry Writing Taught course 2017
  • Intro to Poetry Writing Taught course 2016
  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop Taught course 2016
  • Poetry: Form and Technique Taught course 2016
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop Taught course 2015
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • David Rivard