Nicholas Samaras

1 Mandarin Lane
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 731-9333

Author's Bio

Nick Samaras is from Patmos, Greece (the “Island of the Apocalypse”) and, at the time of the Greek Junta (“Coup of the Generals”) was brought in exile to be raised further in America. He's lived in Greece, England, Wales, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Yugoslavia, Jerusalem, thirteen states in America, and he writes from a place of permanent exile.

Publications and Prizes

American Psalm, World Psalm
(The Ashland Poetry Press, 2014)
, Hands of the Saddlemaker
(Yale University Press, 1992)
American Scholar, Kenyon Review, New Criterion, Paris Review, Poetry, The New York Times, The New Yorker
Prizes Won: 
Yale Series of Younger Poets Award NEA Fellowship, Poetry Lilly Endowment Fellowship

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Last updated: Nov 11, 2015