Aliki Barnstone

Aliki Barnstone is a Greek American and Jewish American poet and translator. The author of Eva Poems, forthcoming from Vakhikon in 2022, and translator of Portrait Before Dark by Liana Sakelliou (St. Julian Press, 2022), as well as three chapbooks and eight poetry collections, including Dwelling (Sheep Meadow Press, 2016) and Bright Body (White Pine Press, 2011). 

She has received multiple awards and fellowships, including a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry, the Anderson Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. A professor of English and creative writing at University of Missouri, Barnstone was the state poet laureate of Missouri 2016-2019.