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Visiting Writers' Series LibGuide: Kaveh Akbar & Paige Lewis

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Kaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar’s poems appear in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Paris Review, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. His second full-length volume of poetry, Pilgrim Bell, will be published by Graywolf in August 2021. His debut, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, is out now with Alice James in the US and Penguin in the UK. He is also the author of the chapbook, Portrait of the Alcoholic, published in 2016 by Sibling Rivalry Press. In 2022, Penguin Classics will publish a new anthology edited by Kaveh: The Penguin Book of Spiritual Verse: 100 Poets on the Divine

In 2020 Kaveh was named Poetry Editor of The Nation. The recipient of honors including multiple Pushcart Prizes, a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, and the Levis Reading Prize, Kaveh was born in Tehran, Iran, and teaches at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA programs at Randolph College and Warren Wilson. In 2014, Kaveh founded Divedapper, a home for dialogues with the most vital voices in American poetry. With Sarah Kay and Claire Schwartz, he wrote a weekly column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX."

Source: Kaveh Akbar, © Copyright 2017. All Rights Reserved. Kaveh Akbar, https://kavehakbar.com/#/about.

  • Access to Other Works and Readings on His Website

Paige Lewis

Paige Lewis is the author of Space Struck (Sarabande Books, 2019). Their poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry ReviewPloughsharesBest New Poets 2017, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts ReviewThe Georgia ReviewThe Iowa ReviewPoetry NorthwestNinth Letter, and elsewhere. Paige currently lives and teaches in Iowa City.

Source: Lewis, Paige. “About.” Tumblr, https://paigelewispoetry.com/About.

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