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David Keplinger
Portrait of David Keplinger
Credit: Adam Tamashasky

David Keplinger is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently The Most Natural Thing (New Issues, 2013) and has been awarded the Cavafy Prize, the Colorado Book Award, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the T. S. Eliot Prize, and grants from the Danish Council on the Arts and the DC Council on the Arts. The Art of Topiary, translations of the German poet Jan Wagner, is forthcoming from Milkweed Press. He teaches at American University and has also co-translated Carsten Rene Nielsen’s World Cut Out with Crooked Scissors (New Issues, 2007). (updated 9/2015)

Read Nicky Beer’s conversation with David Keplinger and Patrick Phillips.

AGNI has published the following work:

Memory, a Snowfall
AGNI 64 Print Only
The Happiness Taboo
AGNI 45 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translations:

by Jan Wagner
Translated from the German by David Keplinger
AGNI 97 Print Only
The Heart
by Carsten Rene Nielsen
Translated from the Danish by Carsten Rene Nielsen and David Keplinger
AGNI 55 Print Only
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