Alphabetical: S

Seif-Eldeine

SEIF-ELDEINE is a Syrian-American poet with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Tufts University and an MFA in poetry from Lesley University. He has received the Emerging Poets Fellowship from the Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow and was a finalist for the Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship. His work has been published in the …

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Ostap Slyvynsky

OSTAP SLYVYNSKY was born in Lviv in 1978. He is a poet, translator, essayist, and literary critic. He authored four books of poetry. Hewas awarded the Antonych Literary Prize (1997), the Hubert Burda Prize for young poets from Eastern Europe (2009), and the Kovaliv Fund Prize (2013). Slyvynsky coordinated the International Literary Festi­val at the …

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Vasyl Stus

        VASYL STUS (1938–1985) was a poet, translator, and literary critic, widely regarded as one of the foremost authors in the Ukrainian language. He is renowned for his acutely tragic philosophical poems, complex imagery, and frequent use of rare words and self-invented neologisms. Although very few of his literary works dealt with …

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Chad Sweeney

CHAD SWEENEY has published six books of poetry, including Little Million Doors (Nightboat Books Prize, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award) and Parable of Hide and Seek (Alice James Books)—as well as two books of translation, the Selected Poems of Iranian Dissident H.E. Sayeh and Pablo Neruda’s final book The Call to …

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Anna Swir

Poetry International 17
“Building the Barricade”
“Said the Major”

Ikkyū Sōjun

Poetry International 18/19
“from a love note to a brothel”