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William Reichard


Writer, Editor, Educator


William Reichard is the author of four collections of poetry: Sin Eater (Mid-List Press, 2010); This Brightness (Mid-List Press, 2007); How To (Mid-List Press, 2004) was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets; and An Alchemy in the Bones (New Rivers Press, 1999) won a MN Voices Prize. Poems from This Brightness and How To have been featured on NPR’s “Writers Almanac.” He has published one chapbook, To Be Quietly Spoken (Frith Press, 2001) and edited The Evening Crowd at Kirmser’s: A Gay Life in the 1940’s (Univ. of MN Press, 2001). Reichard's anthology of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice, was published by New Village Press in April 2011. 

Reichard's chapbook, As Breath in Winter, will be published by MIEL Press (Ghent, Belgium) in June 2015. His fifth full-length collection, Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity, will be published by Broadstone Books (Franklin, KY) in Spring 2016.

​Reichard is a writer, editor, and educator. He lives in Saint Paul, MN.