|2022 - Present||Professor Emeritus & Poet-in-Residence, Sacred Heart University ‐ Languages and Literature, College of Arts and Sciences|
|2009 - 2022||Professor English and Poet in Residence, Sacred Heart University ‐ Languages and Literature, College of Arts and Sciences|
Honors and Awards
- SHU Poet in Residence 2015-
- 2024 Nominee for the Lithuanian National Prize in Culture & the Arts
|B.A. English, Yale University|
|M.A. English, State University of New York|
|Ph.D. English, State University of New York|
Language and Literatures
College of Arts and Sciences
Open Windows: Poems and Translations (2019)
The podcast Open Windows: Poems and Translations, broadcasts every Wednesday morning and is available on iTunes, Spotify, and Podbean.com. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/open-windows-podcast/id1454001680Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7pFd4UCuVp8X1UwJP0W5EdPodbean: https://openwindows.podbean.com/
Notebook Sketches: Poems and Drawings English Faculty Publications (2019)
Notebook Sketches presents poems from Jonas Zdanys’ blue notebook, his daily companion and record of his exploration of the many tangential voices and characters he heard and imagined while writing the poems of St. Brigid’s ...
Terribly in love: Selected poems of Tautvyda Marcinkeviciute English Faculty Publications (2018)
This bilingual edition is the first English-language collection by the most celebrated woman poet in Lithuania today. Tautvyda Marcinkevičiūtė’s voice is both cool and ferocious, as one might expect from the official translator of Sylvia ...
Two Voices = Du Balsai English Faculty Publications (2017)
Two Voices/Du Balsai is a literary celebration of a thirty year friendship between poets and translators Kornelijus Platelis and Jonas Zdanys. Over those years, both have translated each other’s poems, sent one another literary questions ...
Pushing the Envelope: Epistolary Poems English Faculty Publications (2015)
The poems published here explore concerns that so many personal letters often express: love and loss, hope and redemption, turmoil and joy, outward exploration and introspection. Poetry in this collection, most written for this specific ...