Richard Siken is a poet, painter, filmmaker, and editor at Spork Press. His book Crush won the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize, selected by Louise Glück. It was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Thom Gunn Award. His most recent book is War of the Foxes (Copper Canyon Press, 2015). Siken is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize, two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is also a full time social worker, and he lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Second Acts: A Second Look at Second Books of Poetry: Forrest Gander and Richard Siken
Lisa Russ Spaar juxtaposes the erotic poetry collections of Forrest Gander and Richard Siken in her “Second Acts” series....