About Nancy Naomi Carlson

Nancy Naomi Carlson, poet, translator, editor, and essayist, has authored nine titles (6 translated). She received a grant from the NEA to translate Abdourahman A. Waberi’s first collection of poems, which was a “Best Translated Book Award” finalist for 2016, and her translation of Char’s Hammer with No Master was a finalist for the 2017 CLMP Firecracker Poetry Award. Decorated by the French government with the Academic Palms, her work has appeared in such journals as American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, and Poetry, and is forthcoming in The Paris Review. For more information, please visit www.nancynaomicarlson.com.