Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review I

JUANA DE IBARBOUROU (1892-1979) received the title Juana de América (Juana of the Americas) in 1929 at the Legislative Palace in Uruguay; she was named "Woman of the Americas" by the American Women's Union of New York in 1953. Her many awards and honors included the Cross of the Commander of the Grand Humanitarian Prize of Belguim (1946), a Nobel Prize nomination (1958), and Uruguay's National Literature Prize (1959). She authored over thirty books, the majority of which included poetry collections. "Diario de una Isleña" ("Diary of an Islander") is from one of her later poetry collections, La Pasajera [The Passenger], published in 1967. [PSR 17]

LUISA A. IGLORIA is an Associate Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program & Department of English, Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia). Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Poetry, Crab Ochard Review, The Missouri Review, Poetry East, Smartish Pace, The Asian Pacific American Journal and TriQuarterly. She has published nine books including Encanto (Anvil, 2004), In the Garden of the Three Islands (Moyer Bell / Asphodel, 1995), and most recently Trill & Mordent (WordTech Editions, 2005). [PSR 13]

INNOCENZA ISTARTE has lived in London most of her life. She has recently had poems published in Anon, Harlequin, and Linkway. [PSR 14]

HIROMI ITŌ, born in 1955 in Tokyo, is one of the most important and dynamic poets of contemporary Japan. After her sensational debut in the late 1970s, she emerged as the foremost voice of the wave of "women's poetry" that swept Japan in the 1980s. To date, she has published more than a dozen critically acclaimed collections of poetry, several novels, and numerous books of essays. No. 32 (2007) of U.S.-Japan Women's Journal is a special issue devoted to her work. She lives in Encinitas, California, with her partner, the British artist Harold Cohen, and their daughter. [PSR 23]

VIACHESLAV IVANOV (1866-1949) was one of the most erudite of the Russian Symbolists. In 1924 he left Russia to live permanently in Italy till his death. His main collections of verse are Pilot Stars (1903), Transparency (1904), Eros (1907), Cor Ardens (1911) and Tender Mystery (1912). Evening Light came out as posthumous collection in 1962. [PSR 8]

HELEN IVORY is a poet and artist. She has four collections of poetry with Bloodaxe Books, the most recent is the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard (2013). She edits the webzine Ink, Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the UEA/WCN online creative writing programme.She co-edited with George Szirtes, an anthology on poetics entitled In Their Own Words: Contemporary Poets on their Own Poetry (Salt, 2012). Fool’s World, a collaborative Tarot with artist Tom de Freston (Gatehouse Press), recently won Saboteur Best Collaborative Work award. A book of collage/ mixed media poems, Hear What the Moon Told Me, was published by KFS in 2016. [PSR 16] [PSR 18] [PSR 20] [PSR 22] [PSR 23] [PSR 30]