Rick works publishing academic books and magazines for Dartmouth Journal Services. He helps a friend cook and bottle Vermont’s best hot sauce. He produces radio about the literary arts at WGDR.org He also works as a teacher and audio documentarian with WGDR’s Indie Kingdom Youth Radio. He teaches young people how to use their voices, gather news and images, and to craft poems, stories, and memoirs for radio in North central Vermont.
Rick grew up in Brookline, N.H. and studied poetry, filmmaking, and sociolinguistics at Sarah Lawrence College and the University of New Hampshire. He is the author of two books: Pumpkin Shivaree, a picture book for children, and a collection of poems called Crow Milk. He co-edited Under the Legislature of Stars: 62 New Hampshire Poets. Rick’s poems have been featured on “The Writers’ Almanac” and anthologized in Great Poems, American Places.