Forrest Gander’s forthcoming books of translation include Watchword, a translation of Pura López Colomé’s Villaurrutia Prize-winning poetry (Wesleyan, 2011), Spectacle & Pigsty co-translated with Kyoko Yoshida (OmniDawn, 2011), and Panic Cure: 10 Innovative Contemporary Poets from Spain. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Eye Against Eye, Torn Awake, and Science & Steepleflower, all from New Directions. Gander also writes novels (As a Friend) and essays (A Faithful Existence). He is a United States Artists Rockefeller Fellow and has received fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim, Whiting, and Howard Foundations. With poet C.D. Wright, Gander lives in Rhode Island. The Adele Kellenberg Seaver Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature at Brown University, he teaches courses such as Poetry & Phenomenology, EcoPoetics, Latin American Death Trip, and Translation Theory & Practice. His website can be found here.
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