Rick Barot’s CHORD wins prestigious poetry prize

Congratulations are in order for our very own Rick Barot, whose recent book of poetry has been recognized with the prestigious Rilke Prize. Please join us in congratulating him and celebrating this great achievement! UNT’s announcement about the prize and upcoming event in his honor:…

CHORD: Short-listed for the 2016 PEN Literary Award

This morning the English Department found out that our very own Rick Barot’s latest collection of poems has been short-listed for the 2016 PEN Open Book Award . The website stipulates that PEN awards recognize “some of the best writers and translators working today.” Please…