3/17 Richard Silberg
Richard Silberg, Associate Editor of Poetry Flash, hosts the Poetry Flash reading series. He is author of The Horses, New and Selected Poems (Red Hen Press, 2012). His previous poetry collections include Deconstruction of the Blues (Red Hen Press, 2006), which received the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award. His poetry has also appeared in American Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, VOLT, New American Writing, Catamaran Literary Reader, and other journals. His co-translation of Korean poet Ko Un, The Three Way Tavern: Selected Poems (University of California Press, 2006), received a Northern California Book Award for Translation. His most recent co-translation is This Side of Time, poems by Ko Un (White Pine Press, 2012). His books also include Doubleness (Heyday, 2000) and a collection of his Poetry Flash essays, Reading the Sphere: A Geography of Contemporary American Poetry (Berkeley Hills, 2002). Robert Hass said of Reading the Sphere: "No one is writing about poetry with more vividness, particularity, intelligence, and range, than Richard Silberg."