Richard Cecil (poet)

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Richard Cecil is an American poet.


Born on March 14, 1944 in Baltimore, Cecil married Maura Stanton in 1971,[1] and lived in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from Indiana University.

He taught at Rhodes College. He currently works at Indiana University as a teacher of creative writing and also teaches in the Hutton Honors College.[2][3] He briefly taught at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, teaching American Poetry courses and running Poetry workshops, in 1987 and 1988.

His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Crab Orchard Review, Poetry,[4] Ploughshares, New England Review, The Georgia Review, Missouri Review,[5] Southern Review,[6] River Styx, Virginia Quarterly Review.





  1. ^ International Who's Who in Poetry 2005. Europa Publications, London & New York. p.278
  2. ^ [1] Archived December 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Archived from the original on June 10, 2009. Retrieved July 17, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  5. ^ [2] Archived August 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Archived from the original on May 9, 2009. Retrieved July 17, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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