Dora Malech is the author of four books of poems, most recently, Flourish
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2020) and Stet
(Princeton University Press, 2018). Her honors include a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, an Amy Clampitt Residency Award, and a Civitella Ranieri Foundation Writer’s Fellowship, and her poems have appeared widely in publications that include The New Yorker, Poetry
, and The Best American Poetry
. She is an associate professor in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.
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Translated from Italian by Gabriella Fee and Dora Malech