Anca Vlasopolos

October 27, 2000

Anca Vlasopolos
Anca Vlasopolos' works include: The New Bedford Samurai (Twilight Times Books, 2007)—Literature for the Environment Award; Penguins in a Warming World (Ragged Sky Press, 2007)—three poems nominated for a Pushcart Award; No Return Address: A Memoir of Displacement (Columbia University Press, 2000), awarded the YMCA Writer’s Voice Grant for Creative Non-Fiction in 2001, the Wayne State University Board of Governors Award and the Arts Achievement Award in 2002;a poetry e-chapbook, Sidereal and Closer Griefs (, chapbooks, Through the Straits, at Large and The Evidence of Spring; and a detective novel, Missing Members (trans. Miembros Ausentes, Madrid, 2008); as well as over two hundred poems and short stories, in Goblin Fruit, Origami Condom, Terrain, The Rambler, Porcupine, Poetry International, Barrow Street, Adagio, Avatar,, Nidus,, Short Story, Natural Bridge, Center, Evansville Review, Santa Barbara Review, etc. Arts at an Exhibition and The Poetry Harmonium, music and poetry compact disc collaboration with composer Christian Kreipke.

Dr. Vlasopolos received her B.A. in English from Wayne State University in 1970, her M.A. in Comparative Literature in 1971 from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan in 1977. She currently lives in Gross Pointe, Michigan, and teaches at Wayne State University.

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To hear Vlasopolos read from her own work, please visit the Vincent Voice Library, here.
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