Stephen Berg

Stephen Berg (1934–2014) was the founder and co-editor of The American Poetry Review and the editor, with Robert Mezey, of the highly acclaimed Naked Poetry anthologies. He was the author of numerous collections of poetry and translations and received the Frank O’Hara Prize, a Columbia University Translation Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim, Pew, Rockefeller, and Dietrich foundations, as well as from the National Endowment for the Arts. He taught at Princeton and Haverford, and was a professor of humanities at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Awards and Honors

Frank O’Hara Prize

Columbia University Translation Prize

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Fellowship, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship

Dietrich Foundation Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship