Richard Quigley is a graduate of the MFA Writing Program at Columbia University School of the Arts. He also holds a degree from Purchase College, SUNY where we was a two-time recipient of the Ginny Wray Writing Fellowship as well as the Friends of Humanities/Academy of American Poets Prize. In 2019, he was named a semi-finalist for the Discovery Prize from 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center.

His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Day One, Phantom, B O D Y, Small Orange, among other print and online publications.He currently is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Purchase College, SUNY and lives in Brooklyn, New York.