Richard Klin

Stone Ridge, NY
E-mail: 
Website: 
www.richardklin.com

Author's Bio

In 2011 Leapfrog Press published my book, SOMETHING TO SAY, a series of profiles of various artists discussing the intersection of art and politics. My writing has been featured on NPR's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED and has appeared in the BROOKLYN RAIL, the FORWARD, PARABOLA, online at JANUARY, and others. My fiction has appeared in CHRONOGRAM, online at BOX OF JARS, and in JEWISH CURRENTS.

Publications and Prizes

Book

SOMETHING TO SAY
(Leapfrog Press,
2011)

Journal

Poetica Magazine
The Rambler
Prima Materia
Box of Jars
Bloomsbury Review

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Bowling Green, OH
Raised in: 
Linwood, NJ

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Hugh Nissenson: MY OWN GROUND Edith Wharton: THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Chester Himes: THE HARLEM CYCLE A.B. Yehoshua: THE LOVER Philip K. Dick: IN MILTON LUMKY TERRITORY Carson McCullers: THE HEART IS A LONLEY HUNTER Ken Kesey: SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION Leo Tolstoy: WAR AND PEACE Richard Yates: ELEVEN KINDS OF LONELINESS
Favorite Authors:
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Edith Wharton, Chester Himes, Hugh Nissenson, Russell Banks, A.B. Yehoshua, Carson McCullers, Richard Yates, Raymond Chandler, William Faulkner; Louis Menand, the comix of Peter Bagge and Daniel Clowes

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Listing last updated: April 29, 2013.

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