Contemporary Surrealist and Magical Realist Poetry

Contemporary Surrealist

edited by Jonas Zdanys

This is the first major international anthology of contemporary surrealist and magical realist poetry. It presents poems by 130 poets, from 25 countries, who explore the boundaries of the poetic imagination, presenting the world as a vigorous unbound frame. These brilliantly original poems layer contradictory conditions of fantasy and reality into new contours of existence, transforming them into what is possible. These pages offer new perspectives on what it means to be alive, to be fully human in a world of new possibilities.

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About the Editor

Jonas Zdanys

Jonas Zdanys was born in New Britain, Connecticut, a few months after his parents arrived in the United States from a United Nations camp for Lithuanian refugees. He received his B.A. in English from Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York. A bilingual poet and translator, he is the author of 53 books. He has received a number of prizes, book awards, writing and travel grants, and public recognitions for his poetry and for his translations. He served for more than a decade as the state of Connecticut’s Chief Academic Officer and is currently Professor of English and Poet in Residence at Sacred Heart University.