is the author of three collections of poetry: American Linden (Tupelo Press, 2002), The Pajamaist (Copper Canyon, 2006), selected by Tony Hoagland as the winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and Come on All You Ghosts, published by Copper Canyon in Autumn 2010. He is also co-translator of Secret Weapon, the final collection by the late Romanian poet Eugen Jebeleanu (Coffee House Press, 2007). German and Slovenian language editions of his poems were published in 2009 by Luxbooks and Šerpa Editions; Luxbooks also published a separate German language graphic novel version of the poem The Pajamaist, Der Pyjamaist, translated by Ron Winkler and illustrated by Martina Hoffman. His collaborative book with painter Chris Uphues, For You in Full Bloom, was recently published by Pilot Books in 2009. His poems, essays and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in many publications, including Open City, Bomb, Harvard Review, Paris Review, The New Republic, The Boston Review, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, The Believer and The Los Angeles Times. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in many anthologies, including Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll, Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century, and Best American Poetry 2009.

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Banipal 41 - Celebrating Adonis (2011)