John Sakkis is the author of The Islands (Nightboat Books, 2015) and Rude Girl (BlazeVOX Books, 2009), as well as numerous chapbooks and ephemera. Since 2005 he has edited BOTH BOTH, a little magazine of poetry and art. With Angelos Sakkis he has translated four books by Athenian poet Demosthenes Agrafiotis: most recently Y'es and Diaeresis (Dusie Press, 2016); "now 1/3" and the poem (BlazeVOX Books, 2012); Maribor (The Post-Apollo Press, 2011), which was awarded the 2011 Northern California Book Award for Poetry in Translation; and Chinese Notebook (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). He lives in Oakland.

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