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John Keene


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october 19 2005


John Keene is the author of the award-winning novel Annotations (New Directions), and, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, of the art-text dialogue SEISMOSIS (forthcoming from 1913 Press). He has published his fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, and translations in a wide variety of periodicals and anthologies, including African American Review, Aufgabe, Blithe House Quarterly, Encyclopedia, Hambone, Indiana Review, Kenyon Review, New American Poetry, Ploughshares, and the Washington Post Book Review. Among his honors are fellowships in fiction from the Massachusetts Artists Council and in poetry from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Fund for Poetry, and the New York Times Foundation; AGNI's John Cheever Short Fiction Prize; the Solo Press Poetry Prize; and five Pushcart Press Prize nominations. He has served as a guest editor for Blithe House Quarterly, and is an advisory editor for the Harrington Gay Men's Fiction Quarterly. He has taught at Brown and New York Universities, as well as at the Indiana Writers Conference and Middlebury College's Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at Northwestern University. | john keene | john keene