Berg, Stephen

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BERG, Stephen

BERG, Stephen. American, b. 1934. Genres: Poetry, Translations. Career: Assistant Professor, Philadelphia College of Art, Pa. Former Instructor in English, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.; Poetry Ed., Saturday Evening Post, Philadelphia, 1961-62; Founder and Co-Ed., The American Poetry Review, Philadelphia. Publications: Berg Goodman Mezey: Poems, 1957; Bearing Weapons: Poems, 1963; The Queen's Triangle: A Romance, 1970 (Frank O'Hara Prize); The Daughters: Poems, 1971; Grieve Like This, 1974; Grief: Poems and Versions of Poems, 1975; With Akhmatova at the Black Gates, 1981; Singular Voices: American Poetry Today, 1985; In It: Poems, 1986; Crow with No Mouth: Ikkyu Fifteenth Century Zen Master, 1989; First Song, Bankei, 1653, 1989; Homage to the Afterlife, 1991; New and Selected Poems, 1992; Oblivion: Poems, 1995; The Steel Cricket: Versions 1958-1997. TRANSLATOR: (co-) Cantico: Selections, by Jorge Guillen, 1965; Nothing in the Word, 1972; (co-) Clouded Sky, by Miklos Radnoti, 1973; (with D. Clay) Oedipus the King, by Sophocles, 1978. EDITOR: (with R. Mezey) Naked Poetry: Recent American Poetry in Open Forms, and Naked Poetry 2, 1969, 1974; (with S.J. Marks) Between People, 1972; (with S.J. Marks) Doing the Unknown, 1974; (with R. Mezey) The New Naked Poetry, 1976; In Praise of What Persists, 1983. Address: 2005 Mt. Vernon St., Philadelphia, PA 19130, U.S.A.