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Stephen Motika

Stephen Motika's first book of poems, Western Practice, was published by Alice James Books in 2012. He is also the author of three poetry chapbooks: Arrival and at Mono (2007), In the Madrones (2011), and Private Archive (2016); 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). His articles and poems have appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, BOMB, The Brooklyn Review, The Constant Critic, Eleven Eleven, Maggy, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Staging Ground, and Vanitas, among other publications.

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. He is the publisher of Nightboat Books and the Artistic Director of Poets House in New York.

  • 2018