Black Lawrence Press
BRAD RICCA was born in Cleveland, OH and has had poems published in The Kerf, The Coe Review, 6ix, The White Pelican Review, Luna Negra, Caesura, Monkeyspank, Black Dirt, and Albatross, among others.  He teaches at Case Western Reserve University, where he got his Ph.D. in literature and was Managing Editor of The Emily Dickinson Journal. He produced a documentary film called Last Son (2009) and has a book about Superman forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press.  His first book of poems, American Mastodon, won the 2009 St. Lawrence Book Award and
will be published in 2011.
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9828766-2-6    $14.00
"In American Mastodon, we meet a brash and arresting presence on the po-biz scene. Go ahead and buy this book now; you may need to stand in line to buy his next one."
      —X.J. Kennedy