Samyak Shertok


Author's Bio

Samyak Shertok’s poems appear or are forthcoming in POETRY, The Cincinnati Review, The Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. A finalist for the National Poetry Series, the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and the Jake Adam York Prize, he has received fellowships from Aspen Words, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. His work has been awarded the Robert and Adele Schiff Award for Poetry, the Gulf Coast Prize in Poetry, and the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize. Originally from Nepal, he holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Utah and is currently the inaugural Hughes Fellow in Poetry at Southern Methodist University.

Publications & Prizes

Best New Poets (University of Virginia Press, 2021)

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Last update: Oct 12, 2023