blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Jesse Lee Kercheval
translating Idea Vilariño

Jesse Lee Kercheval is the author of more than fifteen books of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Her latest collection, America that island off the coast of France (Tupelo Press, 2019), won the 2017 Dorset Prize in poetry. Kercheval is also a translator, specializing in Uruguayan poetry. Her recent works include Javier Etchevarren’s Fable of an Inconsolable Man (Action Books, 2017) and The Invisible Bridge: Selected Poems of Circe Maia (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015). She is the Zona Gale Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  end

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