Rivard, David

David Rivard is the author of four books including Wise Poison (Graywolf, 1996), winner of the Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and Sugartown (Graywolf, 2005). In 2006 he won the O.B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issues 11 and 16 (2009).