Chard deNiord

Phone: 
802-387-5309

Author's Bio

Chard deNiord is the Poet Laureate of Vermont and author of five books of poetry, including Interstate, (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), which the Boston Globe named one of the top ten books of poetry in 2011, and Night Mowing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), he teaches English and Creative Writing at Providence College, where he is Professor of English. 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 Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, The Antioch Review, the American Poetry Review, The American Scholar, New Ohio Review, The New Republic, and The New York Times. He is the co-founder and former program director of the New England College MFA Program in Poetry and a trustee of the Ruth Stone Trust. He lives in Westminster West, Vermont with his wife Liz.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Asleep in the Fire
(University of Alabama Press, 1990)
, Night Mowing
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005)
, Poems for a Small Planet: A Bread Loaf Anthology
(University of New England Press, 1993)
, Sharp Golden Thorn
(Marsh Hawk Press, 2003)
Journals: 
Denver Quarterly, Harvard Magazine, Iowa Review, New England Review, North American Review
Prizes Won: 
Two Pushcart prizes, two Poetry Society of America Prizes (Emily Dickinson prize and best sonnet prize).

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New Haven
Raised in: 
Lynchburg, VA
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Last updated: Nov 03, 2016