Brett Foster

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Brett Foster is the author of two poetry collections, The Garbage Eater (Triquarterly Books/Northwestern University Press) and Fall Run Road, which was awarded Finishing Line Press’s Open Chapbook Prize. His translations of Cecco Angiolieri’s sonnets have appeared in numerous italianate  publications and literary journals, including Italian Poetry Review, Journal of Italian Translation, Yale Italian Poetry, Green Mountains Review, Metamorphoses, Smartish Pace, Tupelo Quarterly, and Unsplendid. One poem was awarded the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, and appeared in The Evansville Review. A recipient of a PEN American Center translation grant, he is close to completing Elemental Rebel: The Rime of Cecco Angiolieri, a selected volume of Angiolieri’s poetry in English.