Main content start

Keith Ekiss

Creative Writing
BA, University of Arizona, English (1991)
MA, University of Arizona, English (1994)
MFA, Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Poetry (2012)
Fellow Cohort:
Creative Nonfiction
Keith Ekiss
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, 2019), an epic poem by the Costa Rican writer Eunice Odio 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’ Conference, The Community of Writers, Santa Fe Art Institute, Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Petrified Forest National Park.


Research Interests

Research Area(s)