Elevated Threat Level: Poetry and Translations from Rachel Galvin

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Venue: JO 4.122
Admission: Free
Season: 2018-19


The School of Arts and Humanities announces

Dr. Rachel Galvin - Candidate for Assistant Professor in Literature – Poetry and Creative Writing

Dr. Galvin’s talk will be Wednesday, February 20 at 11:30 a.m. in JO 4.122.

Elevated Threat Level: Poetry and Translations from Rachel Galvin

Rachel Galvin is a poet, translator, and scholar. Her books of poetry include Elevated Threat Level, which was a finalist for the National Poetry Series and the Alice James Books Kinereth Gensler Award, and Pulleys & Locomotion. Her translation of Raymond Queneau’s Hitting the Streets won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for translation and was named one of the best poetry books of 2013 by the Boston Globe. She is also co-translator of Decals: Complete Early Poetry of Oliverio Girondo, just published in December. Her poems and translations appear in journals including The Boston Review, Colorado Review, Fence, Gulf Coast, McSweeney’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, PN Review, and Poetry. She has published a work of criticism, News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945, and co-edited the essay collection Auden at Work. Galvin is a co-founder of Outranspo, an international creative translation collective (www.outranspo.com).


For more information contact:
Beth Young

972-883-2984


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