Lynn Levin

Poet, writer, translator, and teacher. Author of six books and recipient of eleven Pushcart Prize nominations.

  • Lynn is the author of six books, most recently a translation from the Spanish, Birds on the Kiswar Tree, a collection of poems by the Peruvian Andean poet Odi Gonzales; Miss Plastique, a 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist in poetry; and, as co-author, Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets, a 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist in education/academic books. Her poetry collection Imaginarium was a finalist for ForeWord Magazine’s 2005 Book of the Year Award.
  • The recipient of eleven Pushcart Prize nominations and two grants from the Leeway Foundation, Levin has published poems, essays , Levin has published poems, stories, essays, and translations in Ploughshares, Boulevard, The Hopkins Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, E-Verse Radio, Verse Daily, and Garrison Keillor has read her work on his radio show The Writer’s Almanac.
  • She teaches at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University.
  • Suggested audiences: Latin American and Native American literary, women poets/feminist, poets, teachers of creative writing, businesses seeking an out-of-the-box way to stimulate employee creativity.

Birds on the Kiswar Tree   Miss Plastique   Poems for the Writing - Prompts for Poets