43.2 Feature: Kaveh Akbar Reads I WON’T LIE THIS PLAGUE OF GRATITUDE
Kaveh Akbar’s poems appear recently or soon in The New Yorker, Poetry, APR, Ploughshares, Tin 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.
I Won’t Lie This Plague of Gratitude
by Kaveh Akbar
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