Richard Katrovas

Richard Katrovas

Dr. Richard Katrovas
Dr. Richard Katrovas

Dr. Richard Katrovas

Professor
Founding Director, Prague Summer Program
Creative Writing (Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction)

Mailing address

Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331

Office: (269) 387-2594
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Location

712 Sprau

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Education

M.F.A., University of Iowa (1983)

Biography

Richard Katrovas is the author of Green Dragons (Wesleyan University Press, 1983; winner, Wesleyan New Poets Series), Snug Harbor (Wesleyan, 1986), The Public Mirror (Wesleyan, 1990), The Book of Complaints (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1992), Prague, USA (short stories, Portals Press, 1996), Dithyrambs (choral lyrics, Carnegie Mellon, 1998), Mystic Pig (novel, Smallmouth Press, 2001, in paper from Oleander Press in Cambridge, England, 2008), The Republic of Burma Shave (memoir, Carnegie Mellon, 2001), Prague Winter (poetry, Carnegie Mellon, 2005), The Years of Smashing Bricks (memoir, Carnegie Mellon, 2007) and Scorpio Rising: Selected Poems (Carnegie Mellon, 2010). Katrovas Edited Ten Years after the Velvet Revolution: Poetry from the Czech Republic (Loyola University of New Orleans Press, 1999). Katrovas's poems, stories and essays have appeared in many of the leading literary journals and anthologies. He's won numerous grants and awards, and is the founding director of the Prague Summer Program. Most importantly, Richard Katrovas is the father of three incredible daughters: Ema, Anna, and Ella, and is married to the incredible yogini Krista Katrovas.


 

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