The prolific Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop are legendary figures in the small press literary scene. Keith Waldrop’s first book of poems, A Windmill Near Calvary, was nominated for the National Book Award. His subsequent writing includes poetry, short fiction, and fictional memoir; his most recent book is The House Seen from Nowhere. He has translated numerous French poets into English, and his cutting-edge version of Baudelaire’s The Flowers of Evil has just been released. Rosmarie Waldrop’s newest books are Dissonance (if you are interested), a collection of essays, and Curves to the Apple, which brings together her widely-praised “poetry trilogy.” Her many translations include 14 volumes of French poet Edmond Jabès’ work. Together, they have edited the acclaimed small press Burning Deck for more than 40 years. Join us as these partners in literary life read from their poems, translations, and collaborations.
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