Reginald Gibbons, March 26, 2017
Reginald Gibbons has published ten books of poems, most recently LAST LAKE (fall 2016, U. of Chicago). His book of short fiction, AN ORCHARD IN THE STREET, will be published in October 2017 by BOA Editions. His other prose includes the novel SWEETBITTER (LSU Press) and the critical book HOW POEMS THINK (U. of Chicago). His volumes of translation include SELECTED POEMS OF LUIS CERNUDA (Sheep Meadow), the SELECTED POEMS: ODES AND FRAGMENTS of Sophocles (Princeton U. Press), and other volumes translated from Spanish and ancient Greek, including Sophocles’ ANTIGONE (Oxford). He edited a book about the great American poet Thomas McGrath (U. of Illinois Press) and also William Goyen’s posthumous novel HALF A LOOK OF CAIN and the 50th anniversary edition of Goyen’s THE HOUSE OF BREATH (Northwestern U. Press). He teaches at Northwestern.