Christopher Kennedy

Christopher Kennedy is the author of four collections of poetry, including two from BOA Editions: Ennui Prophet (2011); and Encouragement for a Man Falling to His Death (2007) which received the Isabella Gardner Award from BOA. He is also co-translator of Light & Heavy Things: Selected Poems of Zeeshan Sahil (2013), published by BOA as part of The Lannan Translation Selections Series. He has received fellowships and grants from The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. Kennedy is associate professor of English at Syracuse University where he directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing.