Spencer Thurlow

Spencer Thurlow is the current poet laureate of West Tisbury, Massachusetts, where he leads community readings, workshops, and more. His poetry or translations have appeared in Granta, World Literature Today, Cincinnati Review, Comstock Review, Worcester Review, and others. With Eric Hyett, Thurlow co-translated Kiriu Minashita’s Sonic Peace (Phoneme Media, 2017), which was shortlisted for the American Literary Translators Association’s 2018 National Translation Award, as well as the Lucien Stryk Prize for Asian Translation.