John Keene

John Keene is the author of Annotations (New Directions) and, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, of Seismosis (1913 Press). His poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared widely, in periodicals and anthologies, earning him an array of honors. His translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer will be published by Nightboat Books and A Bolha Editora in January 2014. He teaches English and African American and African Studies and is a member of the Creative Writing MFA faculty at Rutgers University in Newark.