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Stanley H. Barkan

Author's Bio

Stanley H. Barkan, the poet/translator/editor/publisher of the Cross-Cultural Review Series of World Literature and Art, has, till 2011, his 40th anniversary year, produced some 400 titles in 50 different languages. His own work has been translated into 25 different languages, and published in 15 collections, several of them bilingual (Bulgarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian). In 2006, He was invited to be the first solo featured poet at the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea, Wales, by Peter Thabit Jones, poet/editor of The Seventh Quarry. He lives with his artist wife, Bebe, in Merrick, Long Island, near his son and daughter and five grandchildren. www.cross-culturalcommunications.com Profile: www.thedrunkenboat.com (Summer 2002 Issue) Video: www.Poetryvlog.com Reviews: www.thepedestalmagazine (Apr 21-Jun 21, 2010, Issue 57, Reviews) Interview: http://poetrywriting.org/Sketchbook7-1JanFeb2012/Skechbook_71_JanFeb_2012_Global_Correspondent_Helen_Bar-Lev_Snow_and_Voices_Activiies.htm Link: IMMAGINE&POESIA

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Raisins with Almonds / Pàssuli cu mènnuli (Legas, 2013), Naming the Birds (ALEKO, 2002), Bubbemeises & Babbaluci (Coop Ed Sicilian Antigruppo, 2001), Under the Apple Tree (Oficyna Konfraterni Poetow, 1998), O Jerusalem (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1996)
Anthologies:
Ekphrasia Gone Wild (Ain't Got No Press, 2015), Sicilian Antigruppo (Cross-Cultural Communications, 2015), To Struga with Love (Cross-Cultural Communications, 2015), Tokens (P&Q Press, 2014), Voices Israel (Voices Israel, 2012), Poetic Voices Without Borders 2 (Gival Press, 2009), Long Island Sounds: 2008 (The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2008), Beacons X (American Translators Association, 2007)
Journals:
Confrontation, Cyclamens and Swords, Forward, Lips, Paterson Literary Review, Pedestal Magazine, Prism Review, Shabdaguchha, The Broome Review, The Drunken Boat, The Seventh Quarry, Visions
Prizes:
1991 NYC Poetry Teacher of the Year (awarded by the Board of Ed and Poets House) 1996 Poor Richard's Award, a bust of Benjamin Franklin, The Best of the Small Presses, "for 25 years of high quality publishing," from the Small Press Center in New York 1998 Award for Poetry from the Brandeis National Women’s Association 2011 Plaque Award "in sincere appreciation of 40 years of success in the Art of Publishing from the Creative Arts Department, Siena College, NY 2011 Plaque Award “for [Stanley Barkan's] contribution to the promotion of the globalization of Korean literature through exchanges of Korean and American poetry” from the Korean Expatriate Literature Association, L.A. 2011 The Paterson Literary Review (PLR) Award "for Lifetime Service to Literature"

Stanley H. Barkan Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Poses by Genine Lentine, If This Be Treason by Gregory Rabassa
Favorite Books:
Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas Elemental Blues by Raymond R. Patterson
Favorite Authors:
Dylan Thomas William Carlos Williams Wallace Stevens Stanley Kunitz Isaac Asimov Nat Scammacca Menke Katz Peter Thabit Jones Maria Mazziotti Gillan Laura Boss

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Listing last updated: November 17, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Brooklyn, NY

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