Poetry. Novelist and poet Edmund Keeley reflects on old age, and on his life-long love affair with Greece.
Edmund Keeley is the Charles Barnwell Straut Professor of English Emeritus and the Director Emeritus of the Creative Writing and Hellenic Studies programs at Princeton University, where he taught for forty years. His novels, literary and historical studies, and translations have earned him the Rome Prize and the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal and the 2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award of the Academy of American Poets. He is the author of several books published by White Pine Press: AN ALBANIAN JOURNAL (1997), SOME WINE FOR REMEMBRANCE (2002), and BORDERLINES: A MEMOIR (2005). His latest publications are his eighth novel, The Megabuilders of Queenston Park, and the poetry collection REQUIEM FOR MARY (Greenhouse Review Press, 2015).Author City: PRINCETON, NJ USA