Her translation of Tristan Tzara's Noontimes Won, published in June of 2018 by Octopus Books, was the recipient of the Hemingway Prize from the French Ministry of Culture. Her translation of Tzara's Guide to the Heart Rail was released in 2017 in a limited-run art edition by Goodmorning Menagerie. Her translations of Tzara's work have appeared in Asymptote, Open Letters Monthly, Poetry International, and several anthologies, including the recent In the Shape of a Human Body I Am Visiting the Earth, from McSweeneys Press.
She holds an MA in literature from University of Nebraska and an MFA in creative writing (poetry) from Boston University.
Poetry collection: No Other Rome
Translation of Tristan Tzara's poetry collection: Where the Wolves Drink
Blackbox Manifold: “How the Little Bear Reflected Light”
The New Yorker: “I was reading up on my Hellenic math”
Everyday Genius: "The Half God Appears"
AGNI online: “the monocle is a circle the eye is a circle
Translations of Tristan Tzara's Poems
Blackbox Manifold: “Villains”
Selected Reviews (by HG)
KGB Lit Mag: Review of The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto.
Open Letters Monthly: “Water Lily Mud.” Review of Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Poetics of Place, Ed. Elizabeth Willis.
Interview (by GMU Alum Holly Mason)
About Tzara's Noontimes Won
Review by Olivia Lott, in the Kenyon Review online
Recommendation by Robert Pinsky, in Ploughshares
English 201: Reading and Writing about Texts
English 302H: Advanced Composition, Humanities
English 396: Introduction to Creative Writing
English 397: Poetry Writing
English 391: Forms of Poetry
English 494: Advanced Poetry Writing
English 497/608: Introduction to Literary Translation