Richard Loranger is a writer of poetry and prose, as well as a spoken word, performance, and visual artist, who has been working around the United States for over thirty years. He has lived in many parts of the country, including New York, Austin, Boulder, Ann Arbor, Chicago, and San Francisco, and he currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.
He is the author of Sudden Windows (Zeitgeist Press, 2016), Poems for Teeth (We Press, 2005), The Orange Book (International Review Press, 1990), and nine chapbooks, including 6 Questions, Hello Poems, and The Day Was Warm and Blue. His work has been included in over ninety magazines and journals, and twenty-five anthologies, among which are The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker and It’s Animal but Merciful (great weather for MEDIA), the online anthology HIV Here & Now, Overthrowing Capitalism Volume 2 (The Revolutionary Poets Brigade), Beyond the Rift: Poets of the Palisades (Poets Press), Beyond Definition and Revival: Spoken Word from Lollapalooza (both Manic-D Press), and The Portable Boog Reader (Boog Literature). Recent work can be found in Oakland Review #4 and Full of Crow: Winter 2017 Fiction.