Poet, translator, essayist and anthologist Pierre Joris has published some 50 books, most recently, Barzakh: Poems 2000–2012; and Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry of Paul Celan. With Jerome Rothenberg he edited Poems for the Millennium, vol. 1 and 2: The University of California Book of Modern and Postmodern Poetry. He lives and works in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, with his wife, performance artist Nicole Peyrafitte. They are currently at work on Talvera: A Millennium of Occitan Poetry (Poems for the Millennium, vol.6).
Kit Schluter is translator of Marcel Schwob’s The Book of Monelle and The King in the Golden Mask, Jaime Saenz’s The Cold, Michel Surya’s Dead End, Amandine André’s Circle of Dogs (in collaboration with Jocelyn Spaar), and several forthcomings. His writing can be found in BOMB, Boston Review, Folder, Hyperallergic, and the chapbook Inclusivity Blueprint from Diez. Kit is currently on fellowship with the National Endowment for the Arts for further translation of Marcel Schwob, and coedits & designs for O’clock Press.