Richard "Rich" L. Ives
Phone: (425) 388-9409
Office: Gray Wolf Hall 305

Rich Ives is the author of a book of poems, Notes from the Water Journals, and a book on creative nonfiction, A Dirty Little Book About Writing the Truth, as well as editor of several anthologies of Northwest writing and poetry in translation. His work has appeared in North American Review, Verse, Massachusetts Review, Iowa Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Epoch, Slate, Quarterly West, Northwest Review, Poetry Northwest and many more. He is also a multi-instrumentalist currently focusing on fiddle, dobro and fretless banjo. He is the caretaker of a colony of "Moles" which have been recently appearing on the lawns and in the pages of more than fifty literary magazines.

Credentials: Started teaching at EvCC 1985; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.F.A., University of Montana.