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Helane Levine-Keating


Dyson College of Arts & Sciences

English - NYC

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PhD , New York University , 1980
Comparative Literature

MPhil , New York University , 1978
Comparative Literature

MA , 1972
French Literature

BA , University of Rochester , 1969
Foreign and Comparative Literature/ Creative Writing

Awards and Honors

  • Persea Books, December 2014 - Semi-Finalist, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book of Poetry Prize
  • Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, August 2012 - Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies Dyson Faculty Scholar
  • The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, July 2012 - Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence for Poetry and Photography,


Levine-Keating, H. (In Progress) "HALF LIGHT/ DUAL EXPOSURE": Poems and Photographs.

Levine-Keating, H. (Submitted) "CUL-DE-SAC": POEMS.

Levine-Keating, H. (Submitted) "Distant Music": a short story.

Levine-Keating, H. (Submitted) "THE OTHER ROOM: a chapbook of poems.

Levine-Keating, H. (forthcoming) "The Secret History of Creative Writing Programs". Vol ? , pages 6. http://americanbookreview.org

Levine-Keating, H. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). "Apparitions," Review of Daniel Shapiro's The Red Handkerchief and Other Poems. Vol 36 (Issue 5/ July-August 2015) , pages 4. http://uhv.edu

Levine-Keating, H. "Good Things Come in Small Packages: A Review of Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, and Other Short Prose Forms, ed. Alan Ziegler. Vol ? (Issue ?) , pages 4. http://uhv.edu

Levine-Keating, H. Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S. S. Koteliansky Claire Davison.. Vol 21, 2015 , pages 134-136. http://www.pace.edu/press

Levine-Keating, H. (2013, November). “Lydia Davis's Proust: The Writer as Translator/ The Translator as Writer,”. 3 Quarks Daily. http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2013/11/lydia-daviss-proust-the-writer-as-translator-the-translator-as-writer-.html

Levine-Keating, H. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Martin Häaglund's “Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, and Nabokov (Harvard UP 2012). Vol 19 (Issue 2013)

Levine-Keating, H. (2013, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). “D.I.Y Poetry,” a review of Annie Finch's A Poet's Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry,. Vol 34 (Issue 2) http://uhv.edu


Levine-Keating, H. (2014, December 02). English Dept. Faculty Forum. “Women Writing: Recent Creative and Critical Work and Photography,. Pace University, United States

Levine-Keating, H. (2014, March 21). Capitals, ACLA Annual Conference. “Gender and Old Age: Images of Aging in the Fiction of Alice Munro and Doris Lessing,” as a presentation in the seminar “Aging and the Humanities,”. American Comparative Literature Association, New York University

Levine-Keating, H. (2013, April 6). ACLA Annual Conference. “Sebald's Austerlitz: Exile and Return After the Holocaust,” as a presentation in the seminar “Odyssey, Exile, and Return,”. American Comparative Literature Association, Toronto

Levine-Keating, H. (2011, November). Inaugural Conference of Romani Studies. “The Role of Nineteenth-Century British Women's Novels in Constructing Contemporary Views of Romani Society,”. UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


Writers Exposed! A Summer Reading Event, Writers in the Mountains,
[Poetry Reading] Writers in the Mountains, Arkville, New York

10 Best Writers, Writers in the Mountains Annual Summer Reading, Orphic Gallery,
[Poetry Reading] Writers in the Mountains,, Orphic Gallery, Roxbury NY

[Poetry - Print Journal] Facere: Signs of Life, Seattle, WA

(Forthcoming) "Thresholds": Photographs (one-woman show)
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] Longyear Gallery, Margaretville, NY

"The Blue Wheelbarrow," Willow Calligraphy," and "Memory"
[Art - Exhibition, Group] "Samll Works": a Group Exhibitio,, Roxbury Arts Group, Roxbury, New York

"Uncle Vanya's Onions"
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Harvest Group Exhibition,, Roxbury Arts Group, Roxbury, New York

Exhibitor in monthly gallery group shows
[Art - Exhibition, Group] Longyear Gallery,, Longyear Gallery, Margaretville, NY

"Platte Clove Pool" and "Enlightenment"/ Artist in Residence Exhibit
[Art - Exhibition, Group] The Erpf Gallery,, The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Arkville, NY, USA

[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, Arkville, New York

"Lucid Dreams"
[Art - Exhibition, One-Person] Longyear Gallery, Margaretville, NY


  • American Comparative Literature Association , January 2000
    Tree major Comparative Literature organization for North America.
  • Modern Language Association , January 1980


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  • Faculty Council Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]
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