William Reichard's sixth poetry collection, The Night Horse: New and Selected Poems, will be published by Bright Horse Books in 2018.
William Reichard is the author of five previous poetry collections:
Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity (Broadstone Books, 2016)
Sin Eater (Mid-List Press, 2010) was a MN Book Award finalist
This Brightness (Mid-List Press, 2007) was a MN Book Award finalist
How To (Mid-List Press, 2004) was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets
An Alchemy in the Bones (New Rivers Press, 1999) won a MN Voices Prize and was a finalist for a MN Book Award
Poems from This Brightness and How To have been featured on NPR’s “Writers Almanac.”
He has published one chapbook, To Be Quietly Spoken (Frith Press, 2001) and edited The Evening Crowd at Kirmser’s: A Gay Life in the 1940’s (Univ. of MN Press, 2001). Reichard's anthology of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice, was published by New Village Press in April 2011.
Reichard's chapbook, As Breath in Winter, will be published by MIEL Press (Ghent, Belgium) in 2015. His fifth full-length collection, Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity, will be published by Broadstone Books (Franklin, KY) in 2016.
Reichard is a Program Director for the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs, where he teaches Writing for Social Change and Art for Social Change, two interdisciplinary, college-level seminars that focus on the intersections of art, literature, creative writing, and social justice. He lives in Saint Paul, MN.