Nicholas Samaras

Poet

1 Mandarin Lane
West Nyack, NY 10994
Phone: 
(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 & Prizes

Books:
American Psalm, World Psalm (Ashland Poetry Press, 2014)
,
Hands of the Saddlemaker (Yale University Press, 1992)
Journals:
American Scholar
,
Kenyon Review
,
New Criterion
,
Paris Review
, ,
The New York Times
,
The New Yorker
Prizes won: 

Yale Series of Younger Poets Award
NEA Fellowship, Poetry
Lilly Endowment Fellowship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Greek
Born in: 
Europe
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Last update: Nov 11, 2015