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Edmund Keeley

Publications and Prizes

The Megabuilders of Queenston Park (Wild River Books, 2014), Yannis Ritsos: Diaries of Exile (archipelago books, 2013), The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present (W. W. Norton & Company, 2009), The Making of Gatsby’s Dream (University of South Carolina Press, 2008), Borderlines: A Memoir (White Pine Press, 2005), A Century of Greek Poetry, 1900-2000 (Cosmos Publishing Co., 2004), Some Wine for Remembrance (White Pine Press, 2001), Some Wine for Remembrance (White Pine Press, 2001), Inventing Paradise: The Greek Journey, 1937-47 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999), Albanian Journal: The Road to Elbasan (White Pine Press, 1997), George Seferis and Edmund Keeley: Correspondence, 1951-1971 (Princeton University Library , 1997), School for Pagan Lovers (Rutgers University Press, 1993), Yannis Ritsos: Repetitions, Testimonies, Parentheses (Princeton University Press, 1991), The Salonika Bay Murder: Cold War Politics and the Polk Affair (Princeton University Press, 1989), A Wilderness Called Peace (Simon & Schuster, 1985), Yannis Ritsos: Exile and Return, Selected Poems 1967-74 (Ecco Press, 1985), Modern Greek Poetry: Voice and Myth (Princeton University Press, 1983), Yannis Ritsos: Return and Other Poems, 1967-72 (University of Alabama Press, 1983), A Conversation with Seferis, bilingual edition (Agras, 1982), Odysseus Elytis: Selected Poems (Viking/Penguin, 1981), Voices of Modern Greece (Princeton University Press, 1981), Angelos Sikelianos: Selected Poems (Princeton University Press, 1979), Ritsos in Parentheses (Princeton University Press, 1979), Cavafy's Alexandria: Study of a Myth in Progress (Harvard University Press, 1976), C. P. Cavafy: Collected Poems (Princeton University Press, 1975), Odysseus Elytis: The Axion Esti (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1974), C. P. Cavafy: Selected Poems (Princeton University Press, 1972), Modern Greek Writers (Princeton University Press, 1972), Voyage to a Dark Island (Curtis Publishing, 1972), C. P. Cavafy: Passions and Ancient Days (Dial Press, 1971), The Impostor (Doubleday, 1970), George Seferis: Collected Poems (Princeton University Press, 1967), Vassilis Vassilikos: The Plant, The Well, The Angel (Alfred A. Knopf, 1964), Six Poets of Modern Greece (Alfred A. Knopf, 1961), The Gold-Hatted Lover (Little, Brown & Co., 1961), The Libation (Scribner, 1958)
Antaeus, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, International Quarterly, Mediterranean Review, New York Review of Books, Ontario Review, Ploughshares, Seattle Review, The New Yorker, TriQuarterly, Yale Review
Rome Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1959; Guggenheim Fellow, 1959-60, 1973; National Book Award in Translation Finalist, 1973; Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, 1977-78, 1982; National Endowment for the Humanities grant (translation), 1977-78; National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, 1981-82; Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, Academy of American Poets, 1980; The Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in Humanities, 1982; First European Prize for the Translation of Poetry, 1987; National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Translation, 1988; Academy Award in Literature, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1999; PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation, PEN American Center, 2000; Criticos Prize, London Hellenic Society, 2000; Commander of the Order of the Phoenix, Greece, July 2001; Phidippides Award, Hellenic Public Radio-Cosmos FM, 2004; Dido Sotiriou Cultural Prize of the Hellenic Author’s Society, 2008; Ambassador of Hellenism Award, Nomarchy of Attica, Greece, 2010; PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, 2014 (with Karen Emmerich)

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