RICHARD CAMBRIDGE’s poetry and theater productions address controversial themes on the American political landscape. His poetry has appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, Nantucket Journal, Asheville Poetry Review,and others. He was a member of the Boston Championship Slam Team in 1992 and won the Masters Slam at the National Poetry Slam in 1997. His awards include The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize and he was a finalist for a residency at the Fine Arts Work Shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He is a longtime resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he curates the Poets’ Theater at Club Passim. In 2003 he received the Cambridge Peace and Justice Award for his art and activism. The following year, his book of poems PULSA—A Book of Books was published by Hanover Press. In 2005, he was appointed a fellow at the Black Earth Institute, a progressive think tank based in Wisconsin. He has just finished RIDE, a hitchhiking memoir; an excerpt recently won Honorable Mention for Short Fiction in the New Millennium Writings Contest.
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