Keith's most recent full length collection, If the World Becomes So Bright, was published by Wayne State University Press in 2009. In 2013 he published his latest chapbook, The Sickness That Comes from the Longing for Home. In 2011 he published a chapbook, Marginalia for a Natural History, and Ghost Writers: Contemporary Ghost Stories from Michigan, a volume he co-edited with Laura Kasischke, which was chosen as a Michigan Notable Book of the Year for 2012. He had published 10 earlier books, collections of poems and stories, chapbooks, edited and translated volumes. Over the years his work has appeared in a couple of hundred places, here and in Europe. He works as the coordinator of undergraduate creative writing at the University of Michigan.