Charles Simic

Charles Simic

Charles Simic is a poet, essayist, and translator. He was born in Yugoslavia in 1938 and immigrated to the United States in 1954. Since 1967, he has published twenty books of his own poetry, seven books of essays, a memoir, and numerous translations of French, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Slovenian poetry, for which he has received many literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Wallace Stevens Award. He was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 2007 to 2008.

"Mexican Butterfly"

Poetry
March 8, 2016

"Black on Black"

Poetry
March 8, 2016

"The Starry Sky"

Poetry
March 1, 2016

"The Future"

Poetry
May 22, 2013

"Without Warning"

Poetry
May 22, 2013

Last Picnic

Poetry
June 7, 2010

"The Life of Images"

Essay
September 1, 2003

"The Sining Simics"

Essay
September 1, 2003

"Chronology"

Essay
September 1, 1997

"Notebooks 1996-1997"

Essay
September 1, 1997

"Deep Pond"

Poetry
September 1, 1997

"White"

Poetry
September 1, 1997

"Little Unwritten Book"

Poetry
September 1, 1997

"Medieval Miniature"

Poetry
September 1, 1997

"Cut the Comedy"

Essay
September 1, 1995

"Entertaining the Canary"

Poetry
September 1, 1995

"Big City Poem"

Poetry
September 1, 1992

"Shaving"

Poetry
April 1, 1992