Frances Richey

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  May 9, 2008 at 4:04 PM EDT

Frances Richey was born in Williamson, W.V., in 1950, grew up in Charleston and graduated from the University of Kentucky.

After a nearly 20-year career in the business world, she left to teach yoga and write. She now lives in New York City

Richey’s first collection, “The Burning Point” (2004), won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Transcript: Frances Richey

Frances Richey reads more of her poetry in this web exclusive.

Frances Richey Reads ‘Waiting’ and Other Poems

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  May 9, 2008 at 4:04 PM EDT

Frances Richey was born in Williamson, W.V., in 1950, grew up in Charleston and graduated from the University of Kentucky.

After a nearly 20-year career in the business world, she left to teach yoga and write. She now lives in New York City

Richey’s first collection, “The Burning Point” (2004), won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Transcript: Frances Richey

Frances Richey reads more of her poetry in this web exclusive.