Rikki Santer


897 Plum Ridge
Columbus, OH 43213

Author's Bio

Rikki Santer has worked as a journalist, a magazine and book editor, co-founder and managing editor of an alternative city newspaper in Cleveland , and a poet-in-the schools. She earned a M.A. degree in journalism from Kent State University and a M.F.A. degree in creative writing from The Ohio State University. Her work has won many honors including four Pushcart and three Ohioana book award nominations.

Two of her published poetry collections have explored place: Front Nine (the Hopewell earthworks of Newark, Ohio) and Kahiki Redux (the late Kahiki Supper Club of Columbus, Ohio). Clothesline Logic, was published by Pudding House as finalist in their national chapbook competition.  She also has published three full-length collections:  Fishing for Rabbits (Kattywompus Press), Make Me That Happy (NightBallet Press), Dodge, Tuck, Roll (Crisis Chronicles Press).  Her seventh collection, In Pearl Broth, was published spring 2019 by Stubborn Mule Press. 

Publications & Prizes

Fishing for Rabbits (Kattywompus Press, 2013)

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Youngstown, OH
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Last update: May 06, 2019