Richard Parisio


New Paltz, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Richard Parisio lives and writes in New York’s Hudson Valley.  In his work as a naturalist and educator, and in his poetry, Parisio explores the  intersections between human and non-human lives. His chapbook, The Owl Invites Your Silence, won the 2014 Slapering Hol Press Poetry Chapbook Award.

Publications & Prizes

The Owl Invites Your Silence (Slapering Hol Press, 2015)
Journals: ,
Spillway Magazine
The Kerf
Prizes won: 

2013 Top Finalist for Sunken Garden Poetry Award

2014 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Award

2016 Stone Canoe Poetry Award

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Robinson Jeffers Czeslaw Milosz Anna Kamienska Giacomo Leopardi Charles Simic Gary Snyder Issa Robert Hass W.S. Merwin
What I'm reading now: 
The South by Colm Toibin, The Life of Images by Charles Simic

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Fluent in: 
English, Italian
Born in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Staten Island, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 15, 2024