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Keith Waldrop & Rosmarie Waldrop – November 2nd, 2016

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Keith Waldrop

Keith Waldrop is the author of Selected Poems (Omnidawn 2016), Transcendental Studies (U of California Press, National Book Award 2009), and more than a dozen other books of poems. He has also published a novel, Light While There Is Light (Dalkey Archive), a book of collages, Several Gravities (Siglio), and translated Baudelaire’s Flowers of Evil and Poems in Prose as well as contemporary French authors Anne-Marie Albiach, Claude Royet-Journoud, Paol Keineg, Jean Grosjean etc. He is retired from teaching at Brown University and, with Rosmarie Waldrop, edits Burning Deck Press in Providence, RI.

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Rosmarie Waldrop

Rosmarie Waldrop’s most recent books are Gap Gardening: Selected Poems, and Driven to Abstraction (New Directions). Her novels, The Hanky of Pippin’s Daughter and A Form/of Taking/It All, are now available in one volume from Northwestern UP; her collected essays, Dissonance (if you are interested), from U of Alabama Press. She has translated 14 volumes of Edmond Jabès’s work (her memoir, Lavish Absence: Recalling and Rereading Edmond Jabès, is out from Wesleyan UP) as well as books by Emmanuel Hocquard, Jacques Roubaud, and, from the German, Friederike Mayröcker, Elke Erb, Peter Waterhouse, Gerhard Rühm, etc. With Keith Waldrop, she edits Burning Deck Press.

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