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Author: Eleni Sikelianos

Eleni Sikelianos was born and raised in California and earned her MFA from the Naropa Institute. She is the great- granddaughter of Greek poet Angelos Sikelianos and the niece of Anne Waldman. She is the author of eight poetry collections, including WHAT I KNEW (2019), Make Yourself Happy (2017), The Loving Detail of the Living & the Dead (2013), Body Clock (2008), and THE CALIFORNIA POEM (2004). She is also author of the hybrid memoirs You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek, 2014) and THE BOOK OF JON (2004). Sikelianos has received numerous honors and awards for her writing and translations, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright Commission, and Princeton University, where she was a Seeger fellow. She has held residencies at Yaddo, the Lannan Foundation in Marfa, and La Maison des Écrivains Étrangers in Brittany and is the recipient of two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative American Writing, a New York Foundation for the Arts Award and a New York State Council for the Arts Award. On guest faculty at the Naropa Summer Writing Program, she teaches in the Literary Arts Program at Brown University and lives with her family in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Book of Jon
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The Book of Jon

City Lights Publishers

Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. THE BOOK OF JON is a saga of the rise and fall of family lines—a tale marked by bohemia, Greek poets, intellectuals, drugs and homelessness. It is the story of eccentrics and survivors, the strength of personal ...

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The California Poem
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The California Poem

Coffee House Press

Poetry. California, hedonistically beautiful and increasingly endangered , is the star of this book-lenth poem that flies through time, memory, science, history and imagination, mirroring the topography of the Golden State's landscape and the histor...

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What I Knew
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What I Knew

Nightboat Books

Poetry. Women's Studies. A book-length poem that grapples with the global and the globalized, bringing urgently needed visionary reflection to our tumultuous world. WHAT I KNEW engages activities and knowledge that can't be mined or verified by sear...

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