Peter Balakian

prize winner, 2016

Peter Balakian

Peter Balakian is the author of Ziggurat, June-tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000, Black Dog of Fate, and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning Ozone Journal. He was also awarded the PEN/Martha Albrand award for memoir. Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities and professor of English at Colgate University.

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