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Full Name: Richard Foerster
Biography:
Richard Foerster worked on the staff of the literary magazine Chelsea beginning in 1978 and served as its editor from 1994 to 2001. More recently, he was also founding editor of Chautauqua Literary Journal. A recipient of the Discovery/The Nation Award and Poetry's Bess Hokin Prize as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maine Arts Commission, he is the author of six collections of poetry: Sudden Harbor and Patterns of Descent (both from Orchises Press); Trillium, Double Going, and The Burning of Troy (from BOA Editions); and Penetralia (from Texas Review Press, 2011). He lives in Cape Neddick, Maine, where he works as a freelance editor and typesetter.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: Interstate
Travel Range: Anywhere in New York State.
Transportation: Car.
Dates Available: All seasons.
Fees: Negotiable, but absolute minimum fee $100-$150 plus travel, lodging, and meals.
Contact Information: ME
Email: RAFoerster@aol.com
Author's Timeline:
1998 Monroe County
Trillium
(Pub: BOA Editions, Rochester, New York. ISBN: 978-1880238615.)
Collection of poetry. 
1993 (Unknown) County
Patterns of Descent: Poems
(Pub: Orchises Press. ISBN: 978-0914061366.)
Collection of poetry. 
1992 (Unknown) County
Sudden Harbor: Poems
(Pub: Orchises Press. ISBN: 978-0914061281.)
Collection of poetry. 
2002 Monroe County
Double Going
(Pub: BOA Editions, Rochester, New York. ISBN: 978-1929918171.)
Collection of poetry. 
2006 Monroe County
The Burning Of Troy
(Pub: BOA Editions, Rochester, New York. ISBN: 978-1929918836.)
Collection of poetry. 
2011 (Unknown) County
Penetralia
(Pub: Texas Review Press. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1978 New York County
Richard Foerster worked on the staff of the literary magazine Chelsea beginning in 1978 and served as its editor from 1994 to 2001. 

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