Barnstone, Aliki

Aliki Barnstone is the author of five books of poetry including Blue Earth (Iris, 2004), Wild With It (Sheep Meadow, 2002), a National Books Critics Circle Notable Book, and The Real Tin Flower (Macmillan, 1968; introduced by Anne Sexton and published when she was twelve years old). Her translation, The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy, was published by Norton in 2006. She has two books forthcoming in 2007: Pique (Sheep Meadow, poems), and her study, Changing Rapture: The Development of Emily Dickinson’s Poetry (New England). Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 14. [bio updated 2007]