Tim Keane

New York, NY 10009

Author's Bio

I am a New York City-based poet. Alphabets of Elsewhere (Cinnamon Press, 2007) is my first collection, and I am also a fiction writer (NEA fellowship winner with short stories published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Quarterly West, Northwest Review, Other Voices and many other magazines). I translate poetry from the French (translations in Circumference, Parthenon West Review, Silk Road, Cipher, Percutio and Drunken Boat). I am interested in the intersection of the visual arts and written word, as well as music and poetics. An experienced teacher, I am always happy to give readings, join workshops both public and private and visit schools and conferences to aid the cause of creative writing.

Publications and Prizes

Alphabets of Elsewhere
(Cinnamon Press, 2007)
Aesthetica Magazine, Alaska Quarterly Review, Baltimore Review, Denver Quarterly, Golden Handcuffs Review, Northwest Review, Quarterly West, Shenandoah, Silk Road
Prizes Won: 
National Endowment for the Arts, fellowship in Creative Writing, 2000. BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) Fellowship Award in Fiction from Bronx Council on the Arts, 1997.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Censorsing an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour
Le Pur et l'Impur by Colette
The World of Perception by Merleau-Ponty

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Any
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Last updated: Aug 25, 2009