David Keplinger

DAVID KEPLINGER is the author of eight books of poetry, including Ice (Milkweed Editions 2023) and Another City (Milkweed Editions, 2018) which was awarded the 2019 UNT Rilke Prize. He’s the recipient of two fellowships from the NEA, the Emily Dickinson Prize from PSA, the T.S. Eliot Award, the Colorado Book Award, and other honors. …

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Vandana Khanna

Born in New Delhi, India, VANDANA KHANNA is a writer, educator, and editor. Her third collection of poetry, Burning Like Her Own Planet, was recently published by Alice James Books in 2023. Her previous books have won the Crab Orchard Review First Book Prize, The Miller Williams Poetry Prize, and the Diode Editions Chapbook Competition. …

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Carmen Leigh Keates

  CARMEN LEIGH KEATES  is a poet from Brisbane, Australia. Her first collection, the cinema-themed Meteorites, was published by Whitmore Press, and was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards. Carmen has worked as a writing teacher and also as an academic learning advisor, and has a PhD in Creative Writing from The University of Queensland. She is an …

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Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

JULIA KOLCHINSKY DASBACH emigrated from Dnipro, Ukraine as a Jewish refugee in 1993, when she was six years old. She is the author of three poetry collections: The Many Names for Mother, winner of the Wick Poetry Prize (Kent State University Press, 2019), finalist for the Jewish Book Award; Don’t Touch the Bones (Lost Horse …

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Halyna Kruk

HALYNA KRUK was born in Lviv in 1974. She is a poet, writer of fiction and a scholar of Ukrainian medieval literature. She authored four books of poetry and collected some of Ukraine’s top awards for young poets. She also writes books for children and young adults. In 2003 Kruk was the recipient of the …

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Boris Khersonsky

BORIS KHERSONSKY was born in Chernivtsi in 1950. He studied medicine in Ivano-Frankivsk and Odessa. He initially worked as a neurologist, before becoming a psychologist and psychiatrist at the Odessa regional psychiatric hospital. In 1996 Khersonsky took on an appoint­ment at the department of psychology at Odessa National Univer­sity, before becoming chair of the department …

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Lyudmyla Khersonska

LYUDMYLA KHERSONSKA was born in Tiraspol, Moldova, in 1964. She is the author of two books of poetry, Vse svoi, named one of the ten best poetry books of 2011, and Tyl’naia-litsevaia (2015). Her work has received sev­eral literary awards, and she has been named laureate and winner of the Voloshin competition. Her poems appear in many …

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Aleksandr Kabanov

ALEKSANDR KABANOV was born in Kherson in 1968. He studied journalism at the Kyiv State University. An author of eleven books of poetry and numerous publications in major Russian literary journals, Kabanov is said to be one of the leading Russian-language poets of his generation. He has been awarded a number of prestigious literary prizes, …

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Kateryna Kalytko

KATERYNAKALYTKO was born in Vinnytsia in 1982. She is a writer and translator. She had published six collections of poetry and two collections of short stories. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies of Ukrainian literature, and her works have been translated into English, Polish, German, Hebrew, Russian, Armenian, Italian, and Serbian. Kalytko is an …

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              AKAISER, PhD, is a translator and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet of glint, co-winner of the Milk & Cake Press Book Prize. Work from manuscript trace has won the Women’s National Book Association Poetry Prize and placed as finalist in the Rialto Nature & Place Prize, chosen by Shonda Buchanan …

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K. Eltinaé

K. Eltinaé is a Sudanese poet of Nubian descent, his work has appeared in World Literature Today, The African American Review and About Place Journal, among others. A selection of his poems was shortlisted for the 2019 Brunel International African Poetry Prize. Besides writing, he loves reading, the oud & kora, handmade foutas, old school rap, and …

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Franz Kafka

Poetry International 18/19
“Leopards in the Temple”

Julian Kornhauser

Poetry International 10

Poetry International Weblog

Mimi Khalvati

Poetry International 7/8
“Come Close”
“Overblown Roses”

Ron Koertge

Poetry International 1
“A Man from Mars”

Venus Khoury-Ghata

Poetry International 22/23
“[Once she had a book]”

Poetry International 6
“[He told stories the way you peel a fruit]”