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Tom Sleigh

Tom Sleigh (author page at Amazon) won the 2008 Kingsley Tufts Award for his book of poetry, Space Walk (Houghton Mifflin, 2007). His book of essays, Interview with a Ghost, was published by Graywolf Press in 2006. He has also published After One, Waking, The Chain, The Dreamhouse, Far Side of the Earth, Bula Matari/Smasher of Rocks, Army Cats, and a translation of Euripides’ Herakles. He has won the Shelley Prize from the PSA, and grants from the Lila Wallace Fund, American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy in Berlin, the Guggenheim and the NEA. In 2011 he received the inaugural John Updike Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches in the MFA Program at Hunter College and is a contributing editor of AGNI. (updated 4/2012)

Sleigh’s AGNI poem “After Herodetous” won a Pushcart Prize and was reprinted in the 2006 anthology; “At the Pool” was chosen for The Best American Poetry 2009.

Read “An Interview with Tom Sleigh” by Allegra Wong in AGNI Online. Sleigh’s second book, Waking, was reviewed in AGNI 34 by Joseph Lease. His collection The Chain was reviewed in AGNI 43 by Susan Mitchell. Sleigh’s collection The Dreamhouse was reviewed in AGNI 52 by Sven Birkerts.

AGNI has published the following work by Tom Sleigh:

After Herodotus
Afterwords
At the Pool
Ay, Que Vida
Claw
Crossing the Border
The Denial
The Distance Between
Drafts of “Marriage”
Editor’s Note
Ending
For Benny Andrews
In Memoriam Michael Mazur, 1935–2009
Kafka Variations
The Line
The Line
Party at Marquis de Sade’s Place
One Person in Three Substances, or Three Substances in One Person?
A Promise
A reflection on Robert Lowell
To the Sun
Ziggurat


AGNI has published the following translations by Tom Sleigh:

Amores I, xiii by Ovid
Amores II, vi by Ovid
Amores III, ix by Ovid
from Heracles (To the Muses) by Euripides


and read more

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