Edmund Keeley

2423 Windrow Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Century of Greek Poetry, 1900-2000
(Cosmos Publishing Co., 2004)
, A Conversation with Seferis, bilingual edition
(Agras, 1982)
, A Wilderness Called Peace
(Simon & Schuster, 1985)
, Albanian Journal: The Road to Elbasan
(White Pine Press, 1997)
, Angelos Sikelianos: Selected Poems
(Princeton University Press, 1979)
, Borderlines: A Memoir
(White Pine Press, 2005)
, C. P. Cavafy: Collected Poems
(Princeton University Press, 1975)
, C. P. Cavafy: Passions and Ancient Days
(Dial Press, 1971)
, C. P. Cavafy: Selected Poems
(Princeton University Press, 1972)
, Cavafy's Alexandria: Study of a Myth in Progress
(Harvard University Press, 1976)
, George Seferis and Edmund Keeley: Correspondence, 1951-1971
(Princeton University Library , 1997)
, George Seferis: Collected Poems
(Princeton University Press, 1967)
, Inventing Paradise: The Greek Journey, 1937-47
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999)
, Modern Greek Poetry: Voice and Myth
(Princeton University Press, 1983)
, Modern Greek Writers
(Princeton University Press, 1972)
, Odysseus Elytis: Selected Poems
(Viking/Penguin, 1981)
, Odysseus Elytis: The Axion Esti
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 1974)
, Ritsos in Parentheses
(Princeton University Press, 1979)
, School for Pagan Lovers
(Rutgers University Press, 1993)
, Six Poets of Modern Greece
(Alfred A. Knopf, 1961)
, Some Wine for Remembrance
(White Pine Press, 2001)
, Some Wine for Remembrance
(White Pine Press, 2001)
, The Gold-Hatted Lover
(Little, Brown & Co., 1961)
, The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2009)
, The Impostor
(Doubleday, 1970)
, The Libation
(Scribner, 1958)
, The Making of Gatsby’s Dream
(University of South Carolina Press, 2008)
, The Megabuilders of Queenston Park
(Wild River Books, 2014)
, The Salonika Bay Murder: Cold War Politics and the Polk Affair
(Princeton University Press, 1989)
, Vassilis Vassilikos: The Plant, The Well, The Angel
(Alfred A. Knopf, 1964)
, Voices of Modern Greece
(Princeton University Press, 1981)
, Voyage to a Dark Island
(Curtis Publishing, 1972)
, Yannis Ritsos: Diaries of Exile
(archipelago books, 2013)
, Yannis Ritsos: Exile and Return, Selected Poems 1967-74
(Ecco Press, 1985)
, Yannis Ritsos: Repetitions, Testimonies, Parentheses
(Princeton University Press, 1991)
, Yannis Ritsos: Return and Other Poems, 1967-72
(University of Alabama Press, 1983)
Journals: 
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
Prizes Won: 
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)

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
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Last updated: Jun 24, 2015