Mira Rosenthal is the author of The Local World, which won the Wick Poetry Prize. She has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the NEA, PEN, the MacDowell Colony, and Stanford University, where she was a Stegner Fellow in poetry. Her translation of Polish poet Tomasz Różycki’s Colonies won the Northern California Book Award and was shortlisted for numerous other prizes, including the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize. Her poems, translations, and essays appear regularly in journals such as Ploughshares, Harvard Review, Slate, PN Review, A Public Space, TriQuarterly, APR, and Oxford American. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Alabama, where she directs the creative writing program.
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