Ilya Kaminsky, winner of the 2020 Levis Reading Prize for Deaf Republic, reads from his book.
About the Author
Ilya Kaminsky is the author of a previous full-length poetry collection, Dancing in Odessa (Tupelo Press, 2004), and a chapbook, Musica Humana (Chapiteau Press, 2002). His work has appeared in such journals as The American Poetry Review, the Kenyon Review, The New Yorker and Poetry. His honors include a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Poetry magazine's Levinson Prize and its Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, a Lannan Fellowship and an Academy of American Poets Fellowship.
Buy the Book
Deaf Republic is available for purchase online through Barnes & Noble @VCU.
The Levis Reading Prize is presented on behalf of VCU's M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program. Sponsors include the VCU Department of English, VCU Libraries, Barnes & Noble @ VCU and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, with additional funding provided by the family of Larry Levis.
Image: Deaf Replubic Cover, courtesy of Graywolf Press