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Richard Terrill is the author of two collections of poems, Almost Dark and Coming Late to Rachmaninoff, winner of the Minnesota Book Award; as well as two books of creative nonfiction, Fakebook: Improvisations on a Journey Back to Jazz and Saturday Night in Baoding: A China Memoir, winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Nonfiction. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wisconsin and Minnesota State Arts Boards, the Jerome Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, as well as three Fulbright Fellowships. His work has appeared in journals such as Iowa Review, Georgia Review, North American Review, River Teeth, New Letters, and Crazyhorse. He is Professor Emeritus at Minnesota State University Mankato, where he was Distinguished Faculty Scholar, and currently works as a jazz saxophone player with the Larry McDonough Quartet. He lives in New Hope.
Recent & Notable Works
Almost Dark (University of Tampa Press, 2010)
Coming Late to Rachmaninoff (University of Tampa Press, 2003)
Fakebook: Improvisations on a Journey Back to Jazz (Limelight Editions, 2000)
Saturday Night in Baoding: A China Memoir (University of Arkansas Press, 1990)