Poetry. "A master storyteller representing the high tradition of poetry with dignity and conviction throughout this powerful collection."—Grace Cavalieri
Indran Amirthanayagam writes in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole. He has published over twenty books of poetry, including BLUE WINDOW (translated by Jennifer Rathbun), THE MIGRANT STATES, Coconuts on Mars, THE ELEPHANTS OF RECKONING (winner 1994 Paterson Poetry Prize), UNCIVIL WAR, and THE SPLINTERED FACE: TSUNAMI POEMS. In music, he recorded Rankont Dout. He edits the Beltway Poetry Quarterly; curates www.ablucionistas.com; co-directs Poets & Writers Studio International; writes a weekly poem for Haiti en Marche and El Acento; and hosts The Poetry Channel. He has received fellowships from the Foundation for the Contemporary Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, The US/Mexico Fund for Culture, and the Macdowell Colony. He is a 2021 Emergent Seed grant winner.
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