Poet, translator, and editor Joshua Edwards was born in Galveston, Texas. He earned his MFA from the University of Michigan. His collections of poetry include Campeche (2011), which includes photographs taken by his father, the photographer Van Edwards, and Imperial Nostalgias (2013). Edwards’s translation of Mexican poet María Baranda’s Ficticia (2010) was nominated for a Northern California Book Award.
Edwards is director and coeditor of Canarium Books, a small press devoted to publishing innovative lyric poetry and translations. He was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University, and he received a fellowship from the Akademie Schloss Solitude. With his wife, the poet Lynn Xu, Edwards divides his time between Marfa, Texas, and Stuttgart, Germany.
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