blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Rick Barot is currently Jones Lecturer in Poetry at Stanford University. He was born in the Philippines and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended Wesleyan University, the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa, and Stanford, where he was a Wallace E. Stegner Fellow in Poetry. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous publications, including The Yale Review, The Threepenny Review, New England Review, Grand Street, and Ploughshares. In 2001, he received a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Darker Fall (Sarabande, 2002), his first collection of poetry, received the 2001 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. A review of The Darker Fall, as well as an audio interview with him, both by Craig Beaven, appeared in the spring 2004, Vol. 2 No. 2 issue of Blackbird and can be accessed in the Archives.