From the Spring 2019 Issue
Nancy Naomi Carlson, poet, translator, and essayist, has authored twelve titles (eight translated), including Khal Torabully’s Cargo Hold of Stars: Coolitude (Seagull Books, 2021), which won the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. An Infusion of Violets (Seagull Books, 2019), her second full-length poetry collection, was named “New and Noteworthy” by the New York Times. A recipient of two translation grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, she was a finalist for the Best Translated Book Award and the CLMP Firecracker Poetry Award and was decorated by the Order of the French Academic Palms. Carlson is the translation editor for On the Seawall.