Christopher Reilley


Cherry Valley, MA 01611

Author's Bio

Former Poet Laureate for Dedham, MA (2013-2017) and founder of both the Dedham Poet Society, and the Leicester Writers Guild, Reilley served on many poetry boards including Worcester County Poetry Association and the Newton Writing & Publishing Center. He is the Author of a chapbook and two full-length collections, as well as many essays, reviews, and articles. His poems have appeared in scores of journals, anthologies and collections. He earned the distinction of being the only rhyming poet in the history of Boston Literary Magazine.

Publications & Prizes

Sanctuary (Lulu Press, 2010)
One Night Stanzas (Big Table Publishing Company, 2019)
Breathing for Clouds (Big Table Publishing Company, 2014)
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Pushcart nominee

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Last update: Aug 10, 2020