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John Keene

Rutgers University at Newark
Associate Professor
New Jersey
John Keene is the author of the poetic novel Annotations (New Directions, 1995); of the poetry collection Seismosis (1913 Press), with artist Christopher Stackhouse; and of the short fiction collection Counternarratives (New Directions, 2015) . He also is the translator of Brazilian writer Hilda Hilst's "porno-chic" novel Letters from a Seducer (Nightboat Books and A Bolha Editora, 2014). He has published his fiction, poetry, essays, and translations in a wide array of journals, and his honors include numerous fellowships, including a a 2005 Whiting Foundation Award for Fiction and Poetry. A longtime member of the Dark Room Writers Collective of Cambridge and Boston, and a Graduate Fellow of Cave Canem, and is a member of the planning and organizational committee for the African Poetry Book Series, under the auspices of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner. He has taught at many institutions, and currently teaches in the English and African American and African Studies departments, and in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Rutgers University-Newark.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, March 12
 

3:45pm MDT

 
Friday, March 13
 

3:45pm MDT

 
Saturday, March 14
 

11:00am MDT

 

My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, March 12
 

11:00am MDT