Richard Carr

Minneapolis, MN

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

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Travels for readings: 
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Last updated: Apr 11, 2014