Profile

Kaveh Akbar is the author of two books of poetry—Pilgrim Bell (Graywolf 2021) and Calling a Wolf a Wolf (Alice James 2017)—and the editor of The Penguin Book of Spiritual Verse. Born in Tehran, Iran, Kaveh teaches at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA programs at Randolph and Warren Wilson colleges. He serves as Poetry Editor for The Nation. kavehakbar.com »

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Richard Michelson

Visiting Alumni Poet, Winter 2017

Jeffrey Thomas Leong

Visiting Alumni Poet & Translator, Summer 2018

J. Kates

Visiting Translator, Winter 2017

Kyle Dargan

Visiting Poet, Winter 2017

Dominic Bucca

Visiting Alumnx CNF Writer, Summer 2022

Yusef Komunyakaa

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