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 Sobre Kerry Shawn Keys

(IWP 1991 and 1993) Born in the US, has taught in Brazil and India, and now lives in Lithuania where he has been a Fulbright lecturer at Vilnius University. He is a poet, editor and translator, with over 40 books to his credit, including translations from Portuguese, Czech, and Lithuanian. His most recent publications are Conversations With Tertium Quid, Blue Rose Fusion, and Broken Circle, as well as a CD of his poetry readings with the jazz percussionist Vladimir Tarasov. He received the 1992 Winner Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, a Translation Laureate Award from the Lithuanian Writers Union in 2003 and, in 2005, a NEA Literature Fellowship.