Chard deNiord


Night Mowing

The Double Truth

Sharp Golden Thorn

Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs

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Chard deNiord is the author of five books of poetry The Double Truth (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), Night Mowing (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), SHARP GOLDEN THORN (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003), and Asleep in the Fire (University of Alabama Press, 1990) and a book of interviews with senior American poets, SAD FRIENDS, DROWNED LOVERS, STAPLED SONGS (Marick Press, 2011).His poems, interviews and essays have appeared recently in Best of The Pushcart Prize, New England Review, Best American Poetry, Hudson Review, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, The Southern Review and Salmagundi. He is the co-founder of the New England College MFA Program in Poetry and an associate professor of English at Providence College. He lives in Putney, Vermont, with his wife Liz, and their dog, Soze.

2016 Vermont Poet Laureate