College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Visiting Professor, Poetry, 2013-2014
Richard Kenney is the author of four books of poetry: The Evolution of the Flightless Bird, Orrery, The Invention of the Zero, and The One-Strand River. He is the recipient of a Lannan Literary Award, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and the Yale Younger Poets Prize. His work has been published in many magazines and journals, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and The American Scholar.