Kaveh Akbar

Multi award-winning poet

Kaveh Akbar

Multi award-winning poet

Biography

Kaveh Akbar’s poems appear in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Times, The Nation. His first collection Calling a Wolf a Wolf was recently published by Penguin in the UK. Born in Iran, he teaches creative writing in the USA and has won the Pushcart Prize, a Poetry Foundation Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Fellowship, and Poetry Society of America’s Lucille Medwick Memorial Award.