David Keplinger

David Keplinger’s eighth collection of poetry, Everlastingness, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2023. In 2020, he was selected for the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America. A recipient of the Colorado Book Award, the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Cavafy Prize, and two fellowships from the NEA, his collection Another City was selected for the UNT Rilke Prize in 2019. He lives in Washington D.C. and teaches at American University.

  • Pomade

    It has been so long since anyone has touched it
  • The Age of the Onion

    The onion is a Book of Revelations, diced to proverb-size.