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Chloris a più voci (Translation as Reperformance, Part 2) May 17, 2016: As a child I lived with a reproduction of an image of Sandro Botticelli’s Chloris—just the detail of the nymph’s face in torment, looking back, a stalk black—with age?—in her open [...] by

Translation as (Re)Performance (Part 1: Moonstriking) May 13, 2016: In 2014, after fourteen years of reading, researching, and translating the poetry of the polyglot poet Amelia Rosselli, I found myself faced in terms more immediate than ever with the task of [...] by

Favorite Poems Shared at the New York Times December 23, 2015: It’s a “favorites” time of year, and at the New York Times some of your favorite authors and cultural figures share their favorite poems. If you’ve ever wondered what poem is [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Three April 14, 2015: Three springs ago, I taught a class on documentary poetics. It met in the library of a literary/arts organization near downtown Tucson, Arizona. At the first meeting I showed Stan Brakhage’s The [...] by

Words on Barry Schwabsky’s New Volume of Essays, Words for Art June 9, 2014: Poet Barry Schwabsky is well known for his criticism–as art editor of The Nation, frequent contributor to Hyperallergic, among others— “one has the sense that casting so wide a net was [...] by

Dot Devota and The Dragonfly May 19, 2011: The Dragonfly (Chelsea Editions Books), by Amelia Rosselli, is a collection of poems from 1953 to 1981 that has been recently translated into English by Giuseppe Leporace and Deborah Woodard. First [...] by