N.S. Thompson lives near Oxford, UK. His most recent book of poetry is Letter to Auden (Smokestack, 2010), a verse epistle in rime royal. He is the coeditor with Andy Croft of A Modern Don Juan: Cantos for These Times by Divers Hands (Five Leaves, 2014), a collection of new verse narratives bringing Byron’s hero into the modern world. His collection, Line Dancing, is forthcoming from Red Squirrel and a collection of his translations of Pier Paolo Pasolini, The Ashes of Gramsci, is also planned. He reviews widely and is a nonfiction editor for Able Muse.