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Margo Berdeshevsky
Portrait of Margo Berdeshevsky

Margo Berdeshevsky, born in New York City, lives and writes in Paris. Her latest poetry collection, Before The Drought (Glass Lyre Press, 2017) was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. A new collection, It Is Still Beautiful to Hear the Heart Beat, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry. Kneel Said the Night (a hybrid book in half-notes) is forthcoming from Sundress Publications. Berdeshevsky is the author, as well, of the collections Between Soul & Stone and But a Passage in Wilderness (both Sheep Meadow Press). Her book of illustrated stories, Beautiful Soon Enough, received Fiction Collective Two’s Ronald Sukenick/American Book Review Innovative Fiction Award. (The book included the AGNI stories “Pas de Deux, à  Trois,” “A Troika for Lovers,” and “A Friday Desdemona.”) She has also received the Robert H. Winner Award from the Poetry Society of America. In the United States, her work has appeared in Poetry International, New Letters, The Night Heron Barks, Kenyon Review, AGNIPlume, The Collagist, Tupelo Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Southern Humanities Review, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, The American Journal of Poetry, Jacar—One, Mānoa, Pirene’s Fountain, Big Other, Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, and elsewhere. In Europe and the U.K., her work has appeared in The Poetry Review, PN Review, The Wolf, Europe, Siècle 21, Confluences Poétiques, Recours au Poème, Levure Littéraire, and Under the Radar. Her “Letters from Paris” have appeared for many years in Poetry International online. For more information, visit here. (updated 3/2022)

AGNI has published the following work:

Pas de Deux, à Trois
AGNI 66 Print Only
Troika for Lovers
AGNI 69 Print Only
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