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Olga Broumas (born 6 May 1949, Hermoupolis), is a Greek poet, resident in the United States.


Born and raised in Greece, Broumas secured a fellowship through the Fulbright program to study in the United States at the University of Pennsylvania; she earned her Bachelor's degree in architecture. She later went on to earn a Master's degree in creative writing from the University of Oregon.

Her first collection of poems, Beginning with O, contains erotic poems toward her women lovers.[1] Broumas was selected by Stanley Kunitz for the Yale Younger Poets Series[2] in 1977, the first non-native speaker of English to receive this award . Other honors have included a Guggenheim Fellowship and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has been Poet-in-Residence and Director of Creative Writing at Brandeis University since 1995. She spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she, in the Eighties, founded and taught at a school for female artists called Freehand, Inc.


Beginning with O (Yale, 1977).
Soie Sauvage (Copper Canyon Press, 1979).
Pastoral Jazz (Copper Canyon Press, 1983).
With Jane Miller: Black Holes, Black Stockings (Wesleyan, 1985).
Perpetua (Copper Canyon Press, 1989).
With T. Begley: Sappho’s Gymnasium (Copper Canyon Press, 1994).
Rave: Poems, 1975-1999 (Copper Canyon Press, 1999).


What I Love: Selected Poems by Odysseas Elytis (Copper Canyon Press, 1986).
The Little Mariner by Odysseas Elytis (Copper Canyon Press, 1988).
Eros, Eros, Eros: Selected and Last Poems by Odysseas Elytis (Copper Canyon Press,1998).


^ GLBTQ encyclopedia : Olga Broumas
^ New York Times, THE GUIDE by Eleanor Charles, January 30, 2000


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