BLANCO, Richard. American (born Spain), b. 1968. Genres: Poetry. Career: Poet. Butterfly Lightning (a poetry reading series), cofounder; consultant engineer. Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, poet-in-residence, assistant professor of English and director of creative writing, 1999-; Hudson Valley Writers' Center, staff instructor. Has appeared on National Public Radio. Publications: City of a Hundred Fires, 1998. Contributor to periodicals and anthologies. Address: 45 Grandview Terr. #3, Hartford, CT 06114, U.S.A.