Nicholas Friedman was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. He is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. His poems have appeared in The New York Times, Poetry, The Yale Review, and other publications. He lives with his wife and son in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is a Jones Lecturer in Poetry at Stanford.
Homage, Not Larceny: On Nicholas Friedman’s “Petty Theft”
A. M. Juster appreciates the retro-transgressive poetics of “Petty Theft,” by Nicholas Friedman....