Eugene Richie

English Department Pace University
New York, NY 10038
(212) 346-1644

Author's Bio

EUGENE RICHIE is the author of Moiré (Intuflo Editions, 1989), Island Light (Painted Leaf, 1998), and—with Rosanne Wasserman—Place du Carousel (Zilvinas and Daiva Publications, 2001) and Psyche and Amor (Factory Hollow, 2009). His translations include stories by Matilde Daviu and Jaime Manrique’s My Night with Federico García Lorca (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003), a Lambda Literary Award finalist. With Wasserman, he has edited John Ashbery’s translations from the French—most recently, Pierre Martory’s The Landscapist, a London Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation and a National Book Critics Circle Award poetry finalist; and Ashbery’s Collected French Translations (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and Carcanet Press, 2014). He is a founding editor of The Groundwater Press ( erichie/groundwater/about.html) and Director of Creative Writing in the Pace University NYC English Department ( Photo Credit: Jill Krementz (2013)

Publications and Prizes

Island Light
(Painted Leaf Press, 1998)
, Place du Carousel
(Gnosis Press, 2001)
, Psyche and Amor
(Factory Hollow Press, 2009)
Blood and Tears: A Memorial Anthology for Matthew Shepard
(Painted Leaf Press, 1999)
, In/Filtration: An Anthology of Innovative Poetry from the Hudson River Valley
(Station Hill Press, 2016)
, The KGB Bar Book Of Poems
(Harper Perennial, 2000)
(Groundwater Press, 1989)

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Last updated: Jul 21, 2018