Meet the Poet : Richard Siken

Poet Richard Siken answers questions from the Texas State University MFA students.

Presented by Front Porch Journal.

Poet Richard Siken reads from his collection Crush at Texas State University.

by Richard Siken

I know Crush was published 8 years ago but Richard recently announced that his second book, War of the Foxes, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in early 2015 & I am kind of high on the announcement (I was hypnotized by the videos above last night.) On the rare chance that you haven’t read Crush yet… Buy it. Check it out at the library. Borrow it. Devour it. It could very well be my favorite collection of poetry ever… it’s easily in the top five.

There’s someone looking through your window,