Poetry. THE WORLD TO COME by David Keplinger, the author of seven books of poetry, is the winner of the third annual Minds on Fire Open Book Prize awarded by Conduit Books & Ephemera. A dazzling collection of prose poems THE WORLD TO COME imagines the future while honoring the prose poem's rich tradition.
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David Keplinger is the author of seven books of poetry, recently Another City (Milkweed Editions, 2018), which was awarded the 2019 UNT Rilke Prize, and The Long Answer: Selected and New Poems (Texas A&M, 2020). He was the 2020 recipient of the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, as well as a past recipient of the Cavafy Prize from Poetry International, the Colorado Book Award, the T.S. Eliot Prize, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His volumes of translations include the 2017 collection, The Art of Topiary by Jan Wagner, and FORTY-ONE OBJECTS by Carsten René Nielsen (The Bitter Oleander Press, 2019), which was a finalist for the 2020 National Translation Award. He lives in Washington, D.C., and teaches at American University.Author City: WASHINGTON, DC USA