Richard Beban

Since coming to poetry in 1993, Richard Beban has performed more than 100 featured readings—from Paris, to Tallahassee, to Los Angeles—and has 77 major publication credits, from local journals, to more than two-dozen national anthologies. He has taught Ecopoetry workshops in six different states, poetry at levels from K-12 to graduate school, and workshops in mythology with his wife, Kaaren Kitchell, at various California venues. He has been a Pushcart Prize nominee.

His full-length poetry books are: What the Heart Weighs (Red Hen Press, 2004), and Young Girl Eating a Bird (Red Hen 2006).