Bio


Richard Tietjen took a BA in English at Amherst College where he studied with writers Robert Stone, William Pitt Root, and Anne Fessenden. For his thesis he wrote Forgotten Poems, several of which appear in Early poems.

After a number of years cutting down trees and building things from wood, he then worked as a programmer in the educational publishing industry for 20 years In 2004 he devoted his energies to writing poems that have appeared in Caduceus, the Connecticut River Review, and on his Kitchen Ink website, (http://kitchen-ink.org ). He has read at many poetry events in New Haven and up the Connecticut Shoreline. He lives in Guilford, CT where he practices both poetry and textual programming and belongs to the Guilford Poets Guild, Shoreline Greenway Trail, and Guilford Peace Alliance.

Note: Richard passed away on April 20, 2009. The sidebar contains the text of his obituary, which appeared in the New Haven Register.

Here are some collections of his poetry:

border_crossing.pdf

cosmetic_blood.pdf

driving_rain.pdf

early_poems.pdf

etruscan_tomb.pdf

kitchen_songs.pdf

Here is a mp3 recording of one of his readings:

border_crossing.m3u

Here is a collection of his personal philosophy and essays:

Hypersphere.pdf

4 subjects of poetry.pdf

Meditation on Poetics.pdf

Here is a link to his collections of photos:

http://picasaweb.google.com/Richard.Tietjen



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