The challenges of translating from one language to another are well discussed and lamented. These challenges increase when poetry is involved: not only must the meaning emerge, but the product must SOUND like something that could count as a poem.

Marcia Haag, "On Translating Choctaw Poems" from issue 14

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Dinty W. Moore is author of the memoir Between Panic & Desire, winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize, and of the forthcoming Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy (Crown/Ten Speed, 2015).  A professor of nonfiction writing at Ohio University, Moore lives in Athens, Ohio, where he grows heirloom tomatoes and edible dandelions.


Dinty W. Moore
Kachemek Bay Ferry (Alaska) June 11, 2010
Digital Photograph. 11"x17".

Previously Featured Artists

Will Barnet / Seventh Season
Yvonne Jacquette / Motion Picture
Luis Santos / The Magician
Victor Vasarely / Untitled
Catalina Mayanz, Lenka Guisande, Carly Holland, and Wendy  Minor / Penguins
Roy Lichtenstein / Dancing Figures
Letitia Waller / A Silent Cry
Alvin Rosser / The Boulevardier
Herman Leonard / Charlie Parker & The Metronome All-Stars
Harvey Breverman / Newcomer and the Honors
Mary Manusos / Obstruction
Donald Roberts / Island Forest Grotto
Karla Hackenmiller / Liminal Series
Patricia Cué / Here/Now
Laura Larson / My Dark Places