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Eleni Sikelianos

United States

Sikelianos is the author of The Book of Jon, (City Lights, 2004), a hybrid memoir; You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek) a hybrid memoir/essay (Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2013), The California Poem, book-length poem (Minneapolis: Coffee House Press: 2004), and The Loving Detail of the Living & the Dead (Coffee House Press, 2013), named one of Library Journal’s Five Best Poetry Books of the Year, Starred Publisher’s Weekly review. Her selected grants, fellowships and awards include, Lannan Foundation Residency at Marfa, Centre National du Livre Bourse de Traduction, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Fulbright Scholar (Writer's Award), Greece, New York State Council for the Arts Translation Grant, and National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry. She received her BFA and her MFA from The Naropa Institute.