Olga Broumas (born May 6, 1949), is a Greek-American poet.
Born in Syros, Greece, Broumas grew up in that country. As a young woman, she secured a fellowship through the Fulbright program to study in the United States
Her first collection of poems, Beginning with O, contains erotic poems toward her women lovers.
She has been Poet-in-Residence and Director of Creative Writing at Brandeis University since 1995. She spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she, in the Eighties, founded and taught at a school for female artists called Freehand, Inc.
- Fulbright Travel Grant (1967)
- Yale Younger Poets Award (1977)
- Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship (1978)
- National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (1979)
- Vermont Council on Arts Fellowship (1980)
- Guggenheim Fellowship (1981)
- Witter Bynner Translation Grant (1991)
- Lambda Poetry Award (2000)
- Louis Dembitz Award for Excellence in Teaching (2005)
- Norman Fund Grant (2006)
Except where noted, information courtesy Brandeis University.
- Caritas. Eugene, OR: Jackrabbit Press, 1977.
- Beginning with O. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press (Yale Series of Younger Poets), 1977.
- Yellow Field Rose. Kendrick, ID: Two Magpie Press, 1979.
- Soie Sauvage. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1979.
- Pastoral Jazz. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1983.
- Black Holes, Black Stockings (with Jane Miller). Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1985.
- Mercy. Tuscaloosa, AL: Steve Miller, 1989; New York: Red Ozier, 1989.
- Perpetua. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1989.
- Sappho’s Gymnasium (with T. Begley). Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1994.
- Rave: Poems, 1975-1999. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1999.
- Odysseas Elytis, What I Love: Selected poems. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1986.
- Odysseas Elytis, The Little Mariner. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 1988.
- Odysseas Elytis, Eros, Eros, Eros: Selected and last poems. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press,1998.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Broumas, Olga (b. 1949), glbtq encyclopedia, Web, Jan. 16, 2013.
- ↑ Olga Broumas, Vermont Studio Center. Web, Jan. 16, 2013.
- ↑ Awards and Honors, Olga Broumas, Faculty Guide, Brandeis University. Web, Jan. 16, 2012.
- ↑ Search results = au:Olga Broumas, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, May 17, 2014.
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- Olga Broumas at Amazon.com
- Olga Broumas b. 1949 at the Poetry Foundation
- Olga Broumas at Brandeis University Faculty Guide
- Olga Broumas at Vermont Studio Center
- Olga Broumas in the Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the U.S.
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