43.2 Feature: Kaveh Akbar Reads I WON’T LIE THIS PLAGUE OF GRATITUDE

Mar 29, 2017Archive, Feature

Kaveh Akbar’s poems appear recently or soon in The New YorkerPoetry, APRPloughsharesTin House, and elsewhere. His debut full-length collection, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, will be published by Alice James Books in Fall 2017. The recipient of a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, Kaveh was born in Tehran, Iran, and currently lives and teaches in Florida.