Richard Peabody, Adjunct Faculty

Richard Peabody a prolific poet, fiction writer and editor, is an experienced teacher and important activist in the Washington, DC community of letters. He is the founder and co-editor of Gargoyle magazine and editor (or co-editor) of ten anthologies including Mondo Barbie, Conversations with Gore VidalA Different Beat: Writings by Women of the Beat GenerationAlice Redux and Grace and Gravity: Fiction by Washington Area Women. He is the author of the novella Sugar Mountain (Argonne Hotel Press), two short story collections, and six poetry collections including Last of the Red Hot Magnetos and I’m in Love with the Morton Salt Girl (Paycock Press). His recent work includes, Enhanced Gravity: More Fiction by Washington Area Women.

Peabody holds a BA from the University of Maryland and an MA in Literature from American University. He has taught at the University of Virginia, Georgetown University, The Writer’s Center, and at Hopkins, where he has been presented the Faculty Award for Distinguished Professional Achievement. Peabody lives and works in the Washington, DC area. For more information, click here.

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