Djanikian, Gregory

Gregory Djanikian directs the creative writing program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Man in the Middle (1984), Falling Deeply into America (1989), About Distance (1995), Years Later (2000) and So I Will Till the Ground (2007), all from Carnegie Mellon University Press. He has received an NEA fellowship, the Eunice Tietjens Prize and Friends of Literature Award from Poetry and the Anahid Literary Award from the Armenian Center of Columbia University. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace Issue 19. [2012]