Chard deNiord

Chard deNiord is the poet laureate of Vermont and author of six books of poetry, including Interstate, (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), Night Mowing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), Sharp Golden Thorn (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003), Speaking in Turn (a collaboration with Tony Sanders, Gnomon Press, 2011), Asleep in the Fire (University of Alabama Press, 1990), a book of essays and interviews with seven senior American poets titled Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs (Marick Press, 2011), as well as a forthcoming book of interviews with ten contemporary American poets titled I Would Lie To You If I Could (University of Pittsburgh Press). He teaches English and creative writing at Providence College, where he is a professor of English. His poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, The Antioch Review, The American Poetry Review, The American Scholar, The New York Times, Best American Poetry, and The Pushcart Prize. He lives in Westminster West, Vermont, with his wife, Liz.