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Photo courtesy of Stephen Motika

Stephen Motika

Photo courtesy of Stephen Motika

Stephen Motika is a poet, editor, and publisher. He is the author of the poetry collection Western Practice (Alice James Books, 2012) and the poetry chapbooks Arrival and At Mono (2007), In the Madrones (2011), and Private Archive (2016), and is also the editor of Tiresias: The Collected Poems of Leland Hickman (2009) and co-editor of Dear Kathleen: On the Occasion of Kathleen Fraser’s 80th Birthday (2017).

He has held residencies at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace, Millay Colony for the Arts, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik in Berlin, and The House of Literature on Paros, Greece. Motika was for many years on the staff of Poets House in New York City, and is the the Director & Publisher of Nightboat Books.

  • 2018