Edmund Keeley

Edmund Keeley is the author of eight novels, fifteen volumes of poetry and fiction in translation, and ten volumes of non-fiction. His work in fiction, history, and criticism often makes use of the culture and landscape of Greece, where he normally spends his summers. One novel, A Wilderness Called Peace, focused on Southeast Asia and Washington, D. C. A critical study, Cavafy’s Alexandria, took him to Egypt. And his first work of historical non-fiction, The Salonika Bay Murder, was an account of the circumstances surrounding the murder of C. B. S. correspondent George Polk during the Greek Civil War. Another work of nonfiction, Albanian Journal: The Road to Elbasan, emerged froma 1995 trip to Albania with a group of American publishers and writers. Two recent novels, School for Pagan Lovers and Some Wine for Remembrance are set in Salonika, Greece, before, during, and after the Second World War. His recent works

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