Pierre Joris

Pierre Joris is a poet, translator, essayist & anthologist. He has published over forty books, most recently Aljibar and Aljibar II (poems), the CD Routes, not Roots (Ta’wil Productions), and  Meditations on the Stations of Mansour Al-Hallaj 1-21(Anchorite Press, Albany).  Recent translations include Paul Celan: Selections, and  Lightduress by Paul Celan, which received the 2005 PEN Poetry Translation Award. With Jerome Rothenberg he edited the anthologies Poems for the Millennium (volumes I & II). He teaches poetry and poetics at the University of Albany.