an American poet and the editor of The New Formalist.
Born into a Roman Catholic family of Irish-Polish descent, he grew up and attended high school in Farrell, Pennsylvania, a small steel town in western Pennsylvania. He then studied History and Polish Studies at Alliance College, Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, receiving a BA in 1984. Later that year he travelled to Poland on a fellowship from the Kosciuszko Foundation to attend Kraków's Jagiellonian University. After the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989, he decided to settle in Poland. Since 2013 he has lived in Pittsburgh, PA.
Yankevich writes poems in both traditional metre and in syllabics, and only occasionally ... more »
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- A Warning to Dissidents
- At a Suicide’s Grave(1869-1897)
- A December Wish
- Apollo’s Archaic Torso
- A Tiny Glow
- After 20 Years of Marriage
- Break of Dawn
- An Autumn Evening
- After the Old Masters
- A Hater Learns About Love
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