Richard Hedderman

Canticle for the New Moon

Richard Hedderman is a multi-Pushcart Prize nominated author of two collections of poetry including most recently, Choosing a Stone (Finishing Line Press). He was a Guest Poet at the Library of Congress, and has performed his writing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. His poetry has appeared in dozens of literary publications both in the U.S. and abroad including Stockholm Review of Literature, Rattle, The American Poetry Review, and the anthology In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare (University of Iowa Press). He is currently Writer-in-Residence at the Milwaukee Public Museum. More of his work may be found at