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Richard Carr

Author's Bio

Richard Carr grew up in Blue Earth, Minnesota, and now lives in Minneapolis.  A former systems analyst, web designer, and tavern manager, among other things, he has taught writing and literature at several universities and community colleges.  Contact Richard on Facebook or through his website: www.RichardCarr.info

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Grave Reading (Unsolicited Press, 2014), Lucifer (Logan House Press, 2013), Dead Wendy (Futurecycle Press, 2012), Imperfect Prayers (Steel Toe Books, 2012), One Sleeve (Evening Street Press, 2011), Ace (Word Works, 2009), Honey (Gival Press, 2008), Mister Martini (University of North Texas Press, 2008), Street Portraits (Backwaters Press, 2008)
Chapbooks:
Butterfly and Nothingness (Mudlark, 2004), Letters from North Prospect (Frank Cat Press, 1997)
Anthologies:
In Their Cups: An Anthology of Poems About Drinking Places, Drinks, and Drinkers (The Harvard Common Press, 2010), County Lines: 87 Minnesota Counties, 130 Minnesota Poets (Loonfeather Press, 2008), Family Matters: Poems of Our Families (Bottom Dog Press, 2005), Thus Spake the Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader, 1988-1998, Volume 1, Poetry & Essays (Black Sparrow Press, 2000)
Prizes:
Book Awards—Holland Prize (Lucifer), FutureCycle Poetry Prize (Dead Wendy), Washington Prize (Ace), Gival Press Poetry Award (Honey), Vassar Miller Prize (Mister Martini)

Richard Carr Resume

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Listing last updated: April 11, 2014

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Travels for readings?
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