Now available: All the Wasted Beauty of the World
Richard launched his newest poetry book, All the Wasted Beauty of the World, on August 22, 2014, and is coming soon to a venue near you. You can obtain a copy of the book (but not of Richard) at a reading, through Amazon, or through the publisher, Able Muse Press.
Read an interview with Richard about the book in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Hear an interview and reading with Richard on KDHX's Literature for the Halibut.
Richard receives a 2013 RAC Individual Artist Fellowship to finish his third book of poems, All the Wasted Beauty of the World.
Two of Richard's plays, "Bang!" and "No Other Gods Before Me" were selected for First Run Theater's Spectrum Festival.
Richard also wrote an article for St. Louis Magazine about the experience of writing the plays and seeing them through revision, rehearsal, and production.
His play "Bang!" was also produced in the North Park Playwright Festival.
Richard's seven-page, six-part poem on death (just what the world needed!) wins first place in The Ledge 2010 Poetry Awards Competition.
Richard's tops in St. Louis
The Riverfront Times named Richard "Best Local Poet" in the Arts and Entertainment category, home also to "Best Hair on a Local TV Personality" and "Best Art Gallery to Die in the Past Year." Find out why.
How a poem happens
Richard is interviewed on the How a Poem Happens blog about his poem "Ash."