Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review K

ABHAY K. is an Indian poet-diplomat and the author of two memoirs and five collections of poems, the most recent is The Seduction of Delhi (Bloomsbury India, 2015). He is also the editor of CAPITALS - an anthology of poems on 185 capital cities of the world (Bloomsbury, 2016). He received the SAARC Literary Award 2013. His poems have appeared in An Gael, Chiaroscuro, Mud Season Review, The Caravan, The Long Exposure Magazine, The Seventh Quarry, and The Stony Thursday Book 2015. His poetry has been translated into Irish by Gabriel Rosenstock. [PSR 30]

ARIF KADA works in London for a social welfare law organisation. Poetry Salzburg Review is the first magazine to publish his work. [PSR 35]

TOSHIYA KAMEI is an MFA student in Translation at the University of Arkansas.He has published translations of Ericka Ghersi's poems in Common Ground Review, RHINO, andParthenon West Review.[PSR 14]

MARK KANAK is a writer and translator splittingtime between Chicago and Berlin. Translations (into English) include: Aquamarineby Peter Pessl (Twisted Spoon, 2006) and Helicopter Hysteria byHeinrich Dubel (Maas Verlag, 2005). Poetry editor for the London-based Stimulus Respond journal.[PSR 9]

BYRON KANOTI graduated from Beloit Collegein May 2000 with a BA in creative writing. He is currently living eastof Cleveland, Ohio in the village of Chagrin Falls. In addition to writingand painting he is looking to find the right MFA program in order to continuehis education in poetry.[PSR 2][PSR 6]

SÁNDOR KÁNYÁDI was born and educated in the Hungarian community of Transylvania,Romania, to become one of the best-known Hungarian poets. Paul Sohar published two volumes of selectedKányádi translations: In Contemporary Tense (Iniquity Press, 2013) and Dancing Embers (Twisted Spoon Press, 2002). [PSR 26]

JEANETTE KARHI has recently received an Poetry from the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa where she was awarded a Maytag Fellowship, a Teaching/Writing Fellowship, and wasnominated for Poetry's Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship. Her work hasappeared in several magazines, most recently in River Styx (Fall 2004). [PSR 8]

FAWZI KARIM is a well-known Iraqi poet, writer and painter. Born in Baghdad in 1945, he was educated at Baghdad University before embarking on a career as a freelance writer. He lived in Lebanonfrom 1969-1972 and has lived in London since 1978. He has published fourteen books of poetry, including atwo volume Collected Poems (2000), The Foundling Years (2003), The Last Gypsies (2005),and Night of Abel Alaa (2008). He is also the author of eight books of prose, includingThe Emperor's Clothes: on Poetry (2000), Diary of The End of a Nightmare (2005), Gods: The Companion on Music (2009). [PSR 20]

MARIE LUISE KASCHNITZ (1901-1974), was a German poet, short-story writer, essayist,and radio dramatist. Born in Karlsruhe, Kaschnitz grew up in Potsdam and Berlin. After being trained as a booksellerin Weimar, she worked in Munich and in Rome. Thereafter she travelled extensively through the Mediterranean with herarchaeologist husband before they both settled in Frankfurt am Main. Among many distinguished prizes, Kaschnitz washonoured with Germany's most important literary award, the Georg-Büchner-Preis, in 1955. She died while visiting her daughter in Rome. [PSR 19]

ERICH KÄSTNER (1899–1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter, and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times. The only volume of poetry in English translation: The Selected Poetry of Erich Kästner (transl. Ted Bookey; Red Dancefloor Press, 1997). [PSR 32] [PSR 37]

JUSTIN KATKO edits the small press Critical Documents and is completing an MFA inElectronic Writing at Brown University. "Love Poem" is from the longer sequence Drug Flutes(in collaboration with Jow Lindsay). His opera The Death of Pringle is forthcoming from The Press Gang (NYC). [PSR 15]

JENNIFER HILL KAUCHER lives in Edwardsville,Pennsylvania, with her husband and eight-year-old daughter Helen. She is vice-president of the Mulberry Poets and Writers Association, and is arostered poet with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Her poems have appeared in Yarrow, The Endless Mountains Review, TheMad Poets Review, and Hedge Apple. [PSR 1]

PARM KAUR was born in the Black Country, daughterof Punjabi immigrants, and is currently based in London. Her work has beenbroadcast on BBC Radio 3 & 4 and will be broadcast on BBC 2 televisionin 2005. She has received international fellowships from the Hawthorndenand the Ledig Rahoult Foundations. Her pamphlet Inside the Fourth Dimension was published in April 2004 (Greenwich Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory). [PSR 8]

A Poultry Lovers’ Guide to Poetry (Indigo Dreams, 2015) is HELEN KAY's debut poetry pamphlet. Poems have been published in The Rialto and Stand. [PSR 33]

JUDITH KAZANTZIS is a poet, fiction writer and artist. She has published nine collections and her midway Selected Poems (Sinclair-Stevenson, 1995) and is a Cholmondeley Award winner.Recent work includes The Odysseus Poems: Fictions on the Odyssey of Homer (republished Waterloo, 2010), Just After Midnight (Enitharmon, 2004), and In Cyclops' Cave (Greville Press, 2002), a Homeric translation. [PSR 20]

BEN KEATINGE, born in Dublin in 1973, was educated at Trinity College. He is the editor of Making Integral: Critical Essays on Richard Murphy (Cork UP, 2019). His poems have been published in The Irish Times, The Dalhousie Review, Archipelago, and Agenda. He taught at South East European University, North Macedonia for nine years living near the Broz Café, Skopje. [PSR 40]

NANCY RYAN KEELING lives with her husbandin Cypress, Texas. She is a multimedia artist and has twice exhibited atthe MOCHA gallery in Oakland, California. Her play Hail Holy Mothertook first in dramatic writing at the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference.In summer 1997 she was writer-in-residence at New Light Studios in Beloit, Wisconsin. Her short story "Black Powder" was nominated for a PushcartPrize in April 1999. Estrogen Power was published by Red Dancefloor Press in June 1999. [PSR 1]

JENNIFER KEEVILL lives in Devon, England. She started writing poetry in 2002 when she developed ME. She has published poetry in Quantum Leap, Equinox, and Sarasvati, also in Interaction, the magazine for the British charity 'Action for ME'. She was a prizewinner in the Patricia Beer Literary Prize for Prose and Poetry in Exmouth in April 2016. [PSR 32]

THOMAS R. KEITH is originally from Austin, Texas, but currently resides in Chicago. He has work published in Westview, Frogpond, and Modern Haiku. A classical philologist by training, he recently completed a verse translation of Euripides’ Andromache. [PSR 32]

CRALAN KELDER was born in 1970 and grew up between California and The Netherlands.An anthropologist by training, he currently edits the literary magazines Full Metal Poem and Retort.Books include: Give Some Word (Shearsman 2010), City Boy (Longhouse 2007), and Lemon Red (Coracle 2005). He lives in Amsterdam with the evolutionary biologist Toby Kiers and their children. [PSR 11] [PSR 20]

AILEEN KELLY grew up in England and now livesin Melbourne, Australia. In the last few years, she has spent some timein Ireland, initially on a visit funded by the Vincent Buckley Poetry Award (University of Melbourne). Her first collection, Coming Up For Light(Pariah Press) won the Mary Gilmore Award, the best-first-book-of-poetry award from the Association for the Study of Australian Poetry, and wasshort-listed for both the Anne Elder Award and the Victorian Premier's Poetry Award. A second collection is imminent. [PSR 2]

ERREN GERAUD KELLY's poetry has been published in magazines like Hiram Poetry Review, Mudfish, The Penwood Review, and Turbulence. He received his BA in Creative Writing from LouisianaState University in Baton Rouge. He is originally from Louisiana and lives in Chicago now. [PSR 24]

HARLEE LOGAN KELLY is a poet and violinist from Portland, Oregon. Her work has appeared in Alchemy, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, and Habitat Magazine. She currently lives on Treaty 4 land in Regina, Saskatchewan where she teaches in the Indigenous Literatures in English department at First Nations University located on atim kâ-mihkosit (Red Dog) urban reserve. [PSR 39]

JOHN D. KELLY lives in Co. Fermanagh. In 2020 he won the Listowel Poetry Collection Award and the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Prize. His first collection: The Loss of Yellowhammers (Summer Palace Press, 2020). [PSR 39]

LISA KELLY's first collection, A Map Towards Fluency, was published by Carcanet in 2021. Her most recent pamphlet is From the IKEA Back Catalogue (New Walk Editions, 2021). She is a regular host of poetry events at the Torriano Meeting House, London and is learning British Sign Language at level 6. [PSR 40]

SARAH KELLY is a writer and performer currently living and working between London and Brighton. She studied at Leeds and later Sussex University. Her work has been published in Signals, QUID,Streetcake Magazine, Rattle Journal, and HiZero. Her first chapbook, locklines, was published by the Knives Forks and Spoons Press in 2010. [PSR 21]

JUDY KENDALL is a lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Salford University. Her first collection, The Drier the Brighter, was published by Cinnamon Press in 2007. In 2010 Cinnamon will publish her second collection Joy Change. Her doctorate is due to be published in bookform as 'Out in the Dark': Edward Thomas's Composing Processes (University of Wales Press, 2009). She also works as a co-translator in Japanese and Frisian. [PSR 6] [PSR 14]

DAVID KENNEDY has published three collections with Salt, including The Devil's Bookshop(2007). His most recent poetry publications are MY Atrocity (Oystercatcher, 2009) and Mistral (Rack, 2010). [PSR 21]

ERIK KENNEDY is the author of the poetry collections Another Beautiful Day Indoors (2022) and There's No Place Like the Internet in Springtime (2018, both Te Herenga Waka UP). He has co-edited No Other Place to Stand, a book of climate change poetry from New Zealand and the Pacific (Auckland UP, 2022). His poems, stories, and criticism have been published in The Dark Horse, FENCE, The Florida Review, Hobart, Poetry, Poetry Ireland Review, the TLS, and Western Humanities Review. Originally from New Jersey, he lives in Otautahi Christchurch in Aotearoa New Zealand. [PSR 40]

STEVEN KENNY was born in Peekskill, New York in 1962. He attended the Rhode Island School ofDesign, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1984. His final year of art school was spent studying independently in Rome. This direct exposure to European art (especially the Baroque works of the Italian, Dutch and Flemish schools) had asignificant effect on his painting style. First settling in New York City, he gained notoriety as a freelance commercial illustrator. In 1997 he moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. From that time forward he devoted his attentionentirely to the fine arts. In early 2010 he returned to his home state of New York where he continues to exhibit his paintings in galleries across the United States and Europe: [PSR 21] [PSR 37]

JESSE LEE KERCHEVAL is the author offive books, including the poetry collection, World as Dictionary(Carnegie Mellon UP) and Space (Algonquin Books/Penguin), a memoirabout growing up in Florida during the moon race. Her poetry and prosehave appeared in the U.K., Australia, and the United States in such magazines as London Magazine, Ambit, the Southern Review, andthe Yale Review among others. She teaches at the University of Wisconsinwhere she directs the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. [PSR 4]

MIMI KHALVATI was born in Tehran, Iran. She grew up on the Isle of Wight, where she attended boarding school from the age of six, and has lived most of her life in England. She trained at Drama Centre London and has worked as an actor and director in the UK and Iran. She has published eight collections of poetry with Carcanet Press, including The Weather Wheel (2014), Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011 (2011), a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation, and The Meanest Flower (2007), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, a Financial Times Book of the Year, and shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. Her work has been translated into nine languages and she received a Cholmondeley Award in 2006. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She is the founder of The Poetry School and was the Coordinator from 1997–2004. She is a core tutor for the School and has co-edited its three anthologies of new writing published by Enitharmon Press. [PSR 22] [PSR 32]

A Chinese-Malaysian living in London, L KIEW earns her living as an accountant. She holds an MSc in Creative Writing and Literary Studies from Edinburgh University. Her debut pamphlet The Unquiet came out with Offord Road Books in February 2019. She is currently a participant in the London Library Emerging Writers Programme. [PSR 36]

MARIAN KILCOYNE is an Irish writer based on the west coast of Ireland. She was educatedat the Universities of Maynooth and Galway. She has been published in Crannog, Grey Sparrow, andApalachee Review. [PSR 23]

SUE KINDON's poems have appeared in Antiphon, The Interpreter's House, and The Rialto. She lives and writes in the French Pyrenees, where she also co-runs Valier Illustrated Books. Her first pamphlet, She who pays the piper, was published by Three Drops Press in 2017. [PSR 34]

MIMY KINET was born in the Ardennes and diedin 1996 at the age of 48. She was 40 when she published her first pamphlet.In 1992 she took on the editorship of regArt publishing 26 issuesbefore her death. She was also a translator of Greek poetry. Selected bibliography:Hypogées (1991), Le discours du muet and Fables du mardi(1994), Poésie (Œuvre complète) (1998).[PSR 8]

DANIEL KING is an Australian writer. His collection of stories, Memento Mori, won the IPPicks prize for 2010; and his poem “King Henry X” won last year’s Best Poem for the literary magazine Four W. His poetry has been published in The Southampton Review and The London Magazine. His collection Amethysts and Emeralds was published by Interactive Publications in 2018. [PSR 10][PSR 12][PSR 14] [PSR 33]

FRANCES-ANNE KING studied Creative Writing at Bath Spa University from where she graduatedwith First Class Honours. Her poetry has been published in journals, including Acumen, Agenda, Envoi,Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Wales, and The Rialto. She won 1st Prize in the 2018 Science and Poetry Competition run by The Poets House and St Hilda’s College, Oxford. In 2016 she edited an anthology of ekphrastic poetry, From Palette to Pen, for The Holburne Museum, Bath, where she facilitates poetry workshops. Poetry Salzburg published her pamphlet Weight of Water in 2013. [PSR 21] [PSR 24] [PSR 27] [PSR 34]

JADE KING is a dyslexic poet from the UK. She is the Rhine Translation Prize Intern for Black Lawrence Press, the Curatorial Assistant for TAP EDITIONS and a Poetry Editor for The Lincoln Review. She has been published in 3:AM Magazine and Schlag Magazine. [PSR 40]

NIGEL KING lives in Almondbury, Huddersfield. His first collection, What I Love About Daleks, was published by Calder Valley Poetry in 2017. In his day job he is Professor in Applied Psychology (University of Huddersfield). [PSR 33]

NOEL KING was born and lives in Tralee, Ireland. His poems, haiku, short stories, articles, essays,and reviews have appeared in publications such as Cyphers, The Dalhousie Review, Poetry Ireland Review,and The Sunday Tribune. His poetry collections are published by Salmon Poetry: Prophesying the Past (2010),The Stern Wave (2013), and Sons (2015). He has edited more than fifty books of work by others (Doghouse Books, 2003 – 2013) and was poetry editor of Revival Literary Journal (Limerick Writers' Centre) in 2012/13. A short story collection, The Key Signature & Other Stories, was published by Liberties Press in 2017. [PSR 3] [PSR 18] [PSR 21] [PSR 27] [PSR 38] [PSR 40]

AYALA KINGSLEY was born in Israel in 1953, but brought up in an industrial suburb ofManchester. She lives in Oxford, where she earns her living as a graphic designer and saves her sanity by performing asa butoh dancer. Her poems have regularly appeared in magazines since 1998, and in 2012 her first collection,Stars Inside, was published by Waterloo Press. [PSR 23]

JOHN KINSELLA's most recent volumes of poetry are Shades of the Sublime and Beautiful (Picador, 2008) and The Divine Comedy: Journeys through a Regional Geography (WW Norton, 2008). His other recentbooks include the critical work Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism (Manchester UP, 2007) and the novelPost-colonial (papertiger media, 2009). He is the editor of The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry (Penguin, 2009).[PSR 8][PSR 18]

ESTHER KINSKY was born in Cologne in 1956and studied Slavonic languages. She is a writer and translator workingin English and German and also translating from Russian and Polish. Hertranslations include poetry by Alexander Wat, Ryszard Krynicki, JulianKornhauser and prose by meta merz, Magdalena Tulli, Alexander Wat, andOlga Tokarczuk. She has contributed to magazines such as Liber,Stand and Poetry in Translation. Her most recent publication as a writeris Or So It Seemed (Sunderland 2002, in collaboration with the photographerGerhard Stromberg). She lives in London. [PSR 4]

KIRBY's work includes Poetry Is Queer (Palimpsest Press, 2021), What Do You Want to Be Called? (Anstruther Press, 2020), This Is Where I Get Off (Permanent Sleep Press, 2019), She's Having a Doris Day (KFB, 2017). Edited Not Your Best 2, The Queer Ass Fuck Issue (KFB 2021). They are the publisher at knife|fork|book. [PSR 40]

PAULINE KIRK's published work includes twonovels, Waters of Time (Century Hutchinson 1988, Ulverscroft 1991)and The Keepers (Virago 1996 and 1997), and seven collections ofpoetry, her latest being Walking to Snailbeach: New and Selected Poems2004 (Redbeck Press, 2004). Partner in Fighting Cock Press, and editor of local history and social studies booklets. Appeared at many venues,including Cheltenham, Lancaster and Ilkley Festivals. Formerly employedas a Senior Officer with Leeds Social Services, received a 'New Beginnings' Award from Yorkshire Arts (1994/5) to become a full time writer. Born in Birmingham and moved to York in 2002. [PSR 1] [PSR 3] [PSR 7]

MATT KIRKHAM is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Thirty-Seven Theorems of Incompleteness (Templar, 2019), which tells the story of the marriage of Kurt and Adele Gödel. He was born in Luton, lives in Belfast, and works as a teacher. [PSR 38]

JAMES KIRKUP (born 23 April 1918, in Sunderland, England; died 10 May 2009,Les Bons, Andorra). British poet, novelist, playwright, translator, and broadcaster. Went to South Shields High School,and then to Durham University. He held an academic post in Leeds University (1950-52), and then from the 1960s he heldacademic posts in Japan. He was Professor of English Literature at Kyoto University from 1977 until his retirement in 1988.he then moved to Andorra. His poems were regularly published in the Listener from 1949 to 1965. Poetry Salzburg /University of Salzburg Press published 16 books, among them Strange Attractors (1995), A Child of the Tyne (1996),Two German Drama Classics (1996), Burning Giraffes: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry (1996),Pikadon: An Epic Poem of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (1997), as well as a festschrift entitled Diversions (1998).All of his books by the University of Salzburg Press are still available.
The Guardian obituary of James Kirkup by Glyn Pursglove and Alan Brownjohn:[PSR 4][PSR 6] [PSR 34]

SIMON KIRWIN lives in London. His poetry has been published in Amaryllis, Domestic Cherry, and PEN International. [PSR 30]

USHA KISHORE is an Indian born British poet, resident on the Isle of Man, where she teachesEnglish in a secondary school.[PSR 26]

FRANK KLAASSEN, is a professor of History at the University of Saskatchewan and the author of The Transformations of Magic (Penn State UP, 2015). He is returning to poetry after a long hiatus. His early publications include poetry in New Quarterly. [PSR 29]

HOLGER KLEIN, emeritus professor of English Literature, taught mainly at Cologne, UEA (Norwich), Poitiers, and Salzburg. He published much on literature and politics (see esp. two collections of critical studies,The First World War in Fiction, 1976 and The Second World War in Fiction, 1984), on Priestley (see esp.J. B. Priestley's Plays, 1988 and J. B. Priestley's Fiction, 2002), and on Shakespeare (see esp. the bilingual critical editions of Hamlet, 1984, 2nd, rev. ed. 2014, Much Ado About Nothing, 1992, and Henry IV, 2013).[PSR 1][PSR 28]

U.S.-born, retired psychotherapist, WENDY KLEIN is the author of four collections: Cuba in the Blood (2009), Anything in Turquoise (2013, both Cinnamon Press), Mood Indigo (Oversteps Books, 2016), and Out of the Blue, Selected Poems (The High Window, 2019). Let Battle Commence (Dempsey and Windle, 2020), based on her great grandfather's letters home while serving as a soldier in the Confederate army during the American Civil War, is her new pamphlet. [PSR 37] [PSR 39]

WILHELM KLEIN was born in Vienna in 1941. He left Austria in 1962 and wasinvolved as a publisher and activist in what was later called the 1968 student revolution. His entire life was one of traveling, writing and publishing. 20 years ago he settled on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand and co-founded a Thai language publishing company that is dedicated to travel, language and education. [PSR 10]

JAMES KNOX WHITTET was born and brought up in the Hebridean island of Islay on the west coast of Scotland. He was educated at Newbattle Abbey College, Edinburgh and Cambridge University. He is the editor of the anthology 100 Island Poems of Great Britain and Ireland (2005) and the companion volume Writers on Islands (2008). His latest poetry collection is When Kafka Met Einstein (2011, all Iron Press). He now lives in East Anglia, England, and was President of the Suffolk Poetry Society. [PSR 35]

PHILIP KOBYLARZ has published in a wide variety of literary journals such asParis Review, Poetry, Best American Poetry, Iowa Review, and Colorado Review.He is currently a professor in the Department of Foreign Languages at Idaho State University where heteaches courses on European Writing and Culture.[PSR 12]

INES KOGLER, born 1974 in Saalfelden (Austria),is studying English and German at the University of Salzburg. She has justcompleted her thesis on Contemporary Scottish Poetry, concentrating onthe work of four women poets (Tessa Ransford, Anne MacLeod, Jackie Kayand Kathleen Jamie). The interview with Ransford was conducted during a research stay in Edinburgh in winter 2001.[PSR 3]

IGOR KOLAROV was born in 1973 in Belgrade, Serbia. He is the author of five books.[PSR 9]

STEPHEN KOMARNYCKYJ is a British Ukrainian writer and linguist who combines a careerworking in the NHS with his literary and translation work. He was born in 1963 and has lived and worked for most ofhis life in his native Yorkshire while maintaining strong links with Ukraine. His literary translations and poems haveappeared in The Echo Room, Modern Poetry in Translation, The North, Poetry Salzburg Review andVsesvit (Ukraine's most influential literary journal).[PSR 13][PSR 16][PSR 21]

VIRGINIA KONCHAN is a student in the Midwestern United States. She writes poetry and fiction.´[PSR 2]

BERNARD KOPS was born in the East End of London in 1926, the child of Dutch-Jewish working class immigrants. He achieved international recognition with his first play, The Hamlet of Stepney Green, in 1957. He has written more than 40 plays for television, stage and radio – three volumes of his plays are available from Oberon Books – nine novels, seven volumes of poetry and two autobiographies. This Room in the Sunlight: Collected Poems was published by David Paul in 2010. Indigo Dreams published his pamphlet Anne Frank’s Fragments from Nowhere in 2015. [PSR 29]

KORNEL KOSSUTH is of Hungarian extraction,was born near Hamburg, grew up in Norfolk and Vienna and is now an attorneyin Vienna. He has published poems in England and Ireland, most notablyin The SHOp, Acumen and The Poet's Voice.[PSR 4]

MARTIN KRATZ’s publications include Mount London by Penned in the Margins (co-editor). His poetry has been published in Magma, The Moth, Poetry Salzburg Review, The Interpreter's House, and The Rialto. He has written the libretti for the operas The Mermaid of Zennor, Sideshows, and Glasstown. A Skeleton’s Progress, published by Poetry Salzburg in May 2018, is his first pamphlet. He is an associate lecturer in English at Manchester Metropolitan University and lives in Manchester, UK. [PSR 32]

JUDY KRAVIS has recently published two collections of poetry, The Beach Huts of Port Man'ech (2005)and Bunch of Monads (2007, both Road Books). Her poetry has appeared in Credences, Polyphonix,Angel Exhaust, Shearsman, and Metre. She has also published short fiction, verbal/visual history, a bookon Mallarmé, and many artist's books with Peter Morgan. She lives in County Cork, Ireland.[PSR 7][PSR 15]

STEVIE KRAYER lives in rural West Wales. Her translation of R. M. Rilke'sDas Stundenbuch (The Book of Hours) and a collection of her poetry, Voices from a Burning Boat,were published by the University of Salzburg Press. Other publications include a second collection and a studyon Quaker meetings in Wales. She is currently co-editing (with R. V. Bailey) an anthology of Quaker poets,to be published later this year.[PSR 2][PSR 3][PSR 24]

LEN KRISAK graduated from University of Michigan and Brandeis University. He taught atBrandeis University, Northeastern University, and Stonehill College. His work has appeared, among others,in The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, Agni, The Hopkins Review, PN Review,Commonweal, Agenda, The Formalist, and First Things. Books: Even as We Speak(U of Evansville P, 2000), If Anything (WordTech Editions, 2004), The Odes of Horace (Carcanet, 2006),and Virgil's Eclogues (U of Pennsylvania P, 2010). [PSR 21]

MICHAEL KRÜGER was born in 1943 and grew up in Berlin. He is a poet, novelist,translator, critic, and former editor of the important literary magazine Akzente. He was the editor and publisherof Hanser Verlag for 45 years until 2013. He has published some twenty collections of poetry, most recentlyUmstellung der Zeit (Suhrkamp, 2013; Seasonal Time Change, transl. Joseph Given, Seagull Press, 2015).A Selected Poems entitled Diderot's Cat appeared with Carcanet in 1993 to mark his fiftieth birthday.Last Day of the Year: Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow, 2014) brings his lyric work up to date.[PSR 28]

KRZYSZTOF KUCZKOWSKI born in 1955 in Gniezno, is a graduate of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, where he studied Polish language and literature. He moved to Sopot in 1981, and since 2009 has lived in nearby Gdynia-Orlowo. He is the founding editor of the journal Topos (since 1993, six issues per year). He established the Rainer Maria Rilke All-Poland Poetry Competition and organizes the Festival of Poetry in Sopot. He edits the books in the series Biblioteka Toposu. He is the author of more than a dozen collections, most recent ones are Dajemy sie jak dzieci prowadzic nicosci (2007), Wiersze [masowe] i inne (2010), and Kladka (2016). He is editor of the anthologies Podróz do Gdanska (2009) and Six Poets: Twenty-eight Poems (in English and Polish, 2011). [PSR 30]