Richard Siken

Richard Siken

About Richard Siken

Richard Siken is an American poet and editor. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Crush, which won the prestigious Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in 2004. Siken is also an editor of the literary magazine Spork. He received a Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, and his book, Crush, received a Lambda Literary Award and the Thom Gunn Award from The Publisher's Triangle. His second book the War of the Foxes became a recipient of two residencies with the Lannan Residency Program, and a Lannan Literary Selection.
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