Copyright 2014 Boyer Rickel.
All rights reserved.


Boyer Rickel is the author of remanence (Parlor Press), Taboo, essays (Wisconsin), arreboles (Wesleyan), and a poetry chapbook, reliquary (Seven Kitchens Press). He has received poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. His poems and nonfiction have appeared in such print and online journals as Antennae, The Antioch Review, Crazyhorse, CUE, Evening Will Come, Free Verse, Guernica, The Gettysburg Review, The Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, Lyric, No Tell Motel, Poetry, Seneca Review, Tight, and Volt; and in anthologies such as Things Shaped in Passing: More “Poets for Life” Writing from the AIDS Pandemic; The Wesleyan Tradition: Four Decades of American Poetry; Wonderlands: Good Gay Travel Writing; and Word of Mouth: An Anthology of Gay American Poetry. He taught in the University of Arizona Creative Writing Program for twenty years, serving as assistant directer from 1991 to 2004.

Photo Credit
Barbara Cully