R I C H A R D F R O U D E
Richard Froude was born in London in 1979, grew up in Bristol, and came to the US in 2002. He has written three books: FABRIC (Horse Less Press, 2011), The Passenger (Skylight Press, 2012) and Tarnished Mirrors: Translations of Charles Baudelaire (Muffled Cry Editions, 2004). His writing has appeared in print and online in a wide variety of publications including Conjunctions, Witness, Diagram, Tarpaulin Sky, Bombay Gin, Birkensnake and many others. He has read and performed his work widely - including appearances on public radio in California, Oregon, and Colorado. In 2014, his visual art was included in the Modern Masters exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.
He holds an MFA from Naropa’s Jack Kerouac School, a PhD in
English from the University of Denver as the 2010-11
Evan Frankel Fellow, and is the recipient of the 2013 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction from Purdue University and a 2015 Stanley Kaplan Essay Prize from the University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry. He teaches MFA students in the Naropa Summer Writing Program
as well as year-round classes in nonfiction and experimental forms at
the Lighthouse Writers Workshop. He lives in Denver, Colorado with his
wife Rohini and their two children, and is a fourth year medical student at the University of Colorado.