Sunday, November 7 (2 p.m., Location TBA): Workshop: “The Art of Translation”
Monday, November 8 (7 p.m., Scripps Cottage): Reading with Deniz Perin
Brian Henry is the author of six books of poetry—Astronaut (published in the U.S., Slovenia and England), American Incident, Graft (published in the U.S. and England), Quarantine (winner of the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America), The Stripping Point, and Wings Without Birds. His seventh book Lessness is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press in 2011. His poems have appeared in numerous magazines around the world, including The New Republic, American Poetry Review, The Paris Review, Poetry Review, and Jacket. His poetry has been collected in many anthologies and has been translated into Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, and Slovenian. He has co-edited Verse since 1995, and he co-edited The Verse Book of Interviews. His poetry criticism has appeared widely, including The New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, and Virginia Quarterly Review. His translation of the Slovenian poet Tomas Salamun’s Woods and Chalices appeared from Harcourt in 2008, and his translation of Ales Steger’s The Book of Things is forthcoming from BOA Editions.