John Batki

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John Batki is an American short story writer, poet, and translator.

Life[edit]

He has been living in the United States since 1957.[1] He has taught at Harvard University.[2]

His work appeared in The New Yorker.[3]

He has collected weavings and textiles since 1975.[4][5]

Awards[edit]

  • 1972 O. Henry Award
  • 1993 Fulbright Fellowship
  • 1995-6 Fellow, Collegium Budapest Institute for Advanced Study

2003 Translation Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Works[edit]

Stories[edit]

  • Never Touch a Butterfly | The New Yorker | May 1970
  • Strange-Dreaming Charlie... | The New Yorker | 1971
  • This Life in Green | The New Yorker | 1972
  • At the National Festival | FICTION | 1972

Essays[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • The Mad Shoemaker ; poems. Iowa: Toothpaste Press. 1973. 
  • Falling Upwards; poems. Cambridge, Mass.: Dolphin Editions. 1976. 

Translations[edit]

References[edit]