Paul Sohar made his way to the US as a teenage refugee from Hungary. After receiving a B.A. he took a lab job in a research lab while writing in every genre, publishing seven volumes of translations, including “Silver Pirouettes” (Faludy translations, TheWriteDeal 2012) and “In Contemporary Tense” (Iniquity Press, 2013). His own poetry: “Homing Poems” (Iniquity, 2006) and “The Wayward Orchard”, a Wordrunner Prize winner (2011). Other awards: first prize in the 2012 Lincoln Poets Society Contest, second prize in RI Writers Circle 2014 Contest. Prose work: “True Tales of a Fictitious Spy” (Synergebooks, 2006). He lectures at MLA and RMMLA conferences and at Centenary College, NJ. Magazine credits: Agni, Gargoyle, Kenyon Review, Rattle, Poetry Salzburg Review, Seneca Review, etc.
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