Rachel Richardson is the author of two books of poems, Hundred-Year Wave and Copperhead. She has received Stegner and NEA Fellowships, and her poems have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, New England Review, Slate, and elsewhere. In addition to teaching, she coordinates poetry programming for the Bay Area Book Festival and co-directs Left Margin LIT, a literary arts center in Berkeley. Her work has been reviewed by the San Francisco Chronicle, LARB, and the New York Times.

MFA in Creative Writing, University of Michigan
MA in American Studies, University of North Carolina
Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Stanford University

Richardson, R. Hundred-Year Wave. (2016). Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon.

Richardson, R. Copperhead. (2011). Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon.

Awards & Distinctions

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

Wallace Stegner Fellowship