CHARD deNIORD is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), Night Mowing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), and Sharp Golden Thorn (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003). His book of essays and interviews with seven senior American poets (Galway Kinnell, Ruth Stone, Maxine Kumin, Donald Hall, Robert Bly, and Lucille Clifton), titled Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs, was published by Marick Press in 2012. He is the cofounder and former program director of the New England College MFA Program in Poetry. He lives in Putney, Vt., as well as Providence, Rhode Island where he is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Providence College.
This Year's Festival Lineup includes: