Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy*

Srikanth Chicu Reddy

Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy is a poet, critic, and literary editor, who studies poetry across a range of forms, historical periods, and regions.. His latest book of poetry, Underworld Lit, (2020) was a finalist for the Griffin International Prize in Poetry, the Poetry Society of America's Four Quartets Prize, and a Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year for 2021. A former guest editor at Poetry magazine, he is currently the poetry editor of The Paris Review and a co-editor for the Phoenix Poets book series at the University of Chicago Press. Reddy is Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature and the College at the University of Chicago.