blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2015  Vol. 14 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Keith Ekiss

Keith Ekiss is the author of Pima Road Notebook (New Issues Press, 2010) and one of the translators of The Fire’s Journey, an epic poem by the Costa Rican writer Eunice Odio in four volumes (Tavern Books, 2013, 2015, and forthcoming). He was a 2013 Robert Frost Fellow in Poetry at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His creative nonfiction has been anthologized in Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks (Bona Fide Books, 2011). His poems and translations have appeared in Blackbird (v6n2), The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, New England Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, and other journals. He is a Jones Lecturer in Creative Writing at Stanford University and a 2005–2007 Wallace Stegner Fellow.  end

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