Richard Dey

Poet

26 Seabeds Way, No 14 No. 14
Needham, MA 02494-3137
Phone: 
617 827 1498

Author's Bio

Although I went to Harvard where I studied under Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Fitzgerald, and served as poetry editor of The Harvard Advocate, I am an independent poet and writer--that is, without an MFA or educational institution affiliation. It was and remains my opinion that to write differently you need to live differently, and so it is that even as I wrote and published poetry I worked as a commercial fisherman and yacht skipper, and lived as a part time expat on a remote island in the West Indies. All that came to an end in 2010 when I sufffered a spinal cord injury; but I continue to write and participate in coastal and urban life to the extent I can. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Bequia Poems (Macmillan Caribbean, 1988)
Journal:
Leviathan Quarterly

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Orange, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Morristown, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: May 21, 2019