Author: Aliki Barnstone
Aliki Barnstone is a poet, translator, critic, editor, and visual artist. She is the author of eight books of poetry, the most recent is Dwelling (Sheep Meadow, 2016). She translated of The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy (W.W. Norton, 2006). her translation of the Greek poet Liana Sakelliou’s book, Portrait Before Dark, is forthcoming with St. Julian Press and Sakelliou’s translation of Barnstone’s Eva’s Voice into Greek is forthcoming with Vakhikon Publications. in Athens. With her father, Willis Barnstone, she co-edited A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now (Schocken,1980; 2nd edition, 1992), which remains the most comprehensive anthology of international poetry in English. Among her awards are a Senior Fulbright Fellowship in Greece, the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. She is Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Missouri and served as poet laureate of Missouri from 2016-2019.