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Lecturer / Keith Ekiss
Genre / Poetry


Keith Ekiss was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford from 2005-2007. He is the author of Pima Road Notebook (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2010). As a translator, his books include The Fire’s Journey (Tavern Books, 2013 / 2015), an epic poem by the Costa Rican writer Eunice Odio forthcoming in four volumes and Territory of Dawn: The Selected Poems of Eunice Odio (The Bitter Oleander Press, 2016). He also translated March 10, NY (Abstracta Ediciones, 2014) by Mexican poet Jeannette Clariond. Ekiss’s creative non-fiction has been anthologized in Permanent Vacation: Living and Working in Our National Parks (Bona Fide Books, 2011). He is the recipient of fellowships, scholarships, and residencies from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences, Squaw Valley Writers’ Conference, Santa Fe Art Institute, Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Petrified Forest National Park.

At Stanford Since: 2005

Contact Info:

Email: kekiss@stanford.edu

Office Hours Winter 2016:

Building 460-210

MW 12:30-1:30pm

Poetry Pack:

Read Keith’s Poetry Pack(which includes his teaching statement and a sample of his writing)