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Don Schofield

Born in Nevada and raised in California, Don Schofield has been living in Greece since 1980. Fluent in Greek, a citizen of both his homeland and his adopted country, he has published several poetry collections. His first book length collection, Approximately Paradise (University Press of Florida), was a finalist for the Walt Whitman Award, and his most recent, In Lands Imagination Favors (Dos Madres Press), was shortlisted for the Rubery Book Award (UK). His translations from the modern Greek have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and the Greek National Translation Award. He is also the recipient of the Allen Ginsberg Award (US), a John D. Criticos Prize (UK) and a Stanley J. Seeger Writer-in-Residence fellowship at Princeton University. He currently lives in Thessaloniki.