The Poetry Project

Ami Xherro

Ami Xherro is a poet, performer, artist, and translator. Originally from Tirana, Albania, now living in Toronto, she is interested in inscription, uselessness, and doom. Recent works include a performance, The bed withheld the refreshment of a sleep slept on it (supported by the Ontario Arts Council), and sex, love & misc. advice column "Hell but fun." Her first full-length book of poetry In That Fact is forthcoming fall 2023 with Guernica Editions. She is a co-founder of the Toronto Experimental Translation Collective, co-editor of Barricade: A Journal of Antifascism and Translation, and a PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Comparative Literature.