While Romeys Order is his first book, Rileys work has appeared in Poetry, The Threepenny Review, and The McSweeneys Book of Poets Picking Poets. He has also received grants from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and many awards and honors for his innovative and engaging work, including Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and the Wood Prize from Poetry magazine. Many of his poems reflect themes from Rileys upbringing in South Carolina; now he lives in California.
Atsuro Riley is the author of Romey's Order (University of Chicago Press, 2010), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award (administered by Claremont Graduate University), The Believer Poetry Award, and the Witter Bynner Award from the Library of Congress. His work has also been honored with the Pushcart Prize, the Wood Prize given by Poetry magazine, and a Lannan Foundation Marfa residency.