Poems translated by Naomi Carlson Nancy

Nancy Naomi Carlson, poet, translator, editor, and essayist, has authored nine titles (6 translated), including Hammer With No Master by René Char (Tupelo, 2016), which was a CLMP Firecracker Poetry Award finalist, and was the only translation in this category. She received a grant from the NEA to translate Abdourahman Waberi’s first collection of poems, The Nomads, My Brothers, Go Out to Drink from the Big Dipper, which was a “Best Translated Book Award” finalist for 2015. An Infusion of Violets, her second full-length poetry collection, is forthcoming from Seagull Books next month.  www.nancynaomicarlson.com