Richard Cambridge is the author of a collection of poetry, Pulsa—A Book of Books (Hanover Press), a one-person play The Cigarette Papers—A Memoir of Addiction. He is co-founder of the theatre troupe, Singing with the Enemy whose productions include Embargo, portraying the devastating effects of the U.S. blockade of Cuba, and Presente, giving voice to political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in the U.S.
He is a recipient of The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize, and a finalist for a residency at the Fine Arts Work Shop in Provincetown, MA. In 2003 he received the Cambridge Peace & Justice Award for the contribution of his art and activism.
He is a Fellow Emeritus at the Black Earth Institute, and a guest editor of the Institute’s online journal, About Place: A Civil Rights Retrospective: 1963-2013. http://aboutplacejournal.org/civil-rights/toc-ii-iv
From 1995 to 2010 he curated the Poets’ Theatre at Cambridge’s legendary Club Passim.
In the fall of 2010 he moved the venue to Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA where it continues as a monthly series featuring local and national writers and performance artists.
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