Vanishing Acts: Two Posthumous Translations by Frederika Randall

In the new issue of the New York Review of Books, I have a review-essay of two terrific novels translated by the late Frederika Randall: Dissipatio H.G.: The Vanishing by Guido Morselli, from New York Review Classics, and Bug by Giacomo Sartori, from Restless Books. __________ OPENING Of our favorite writers, we say we would […] Read more ...

New Sequence in Divining Dante

Today is Dante’s 700th birthday, and to mark the occasion Australia’s Recent Work Press has just published a terrific new anthology called Divining Dante, which opens with my new three-sonnet sequence, “So Tell Me” (video!), in which I put my own spin on three of my favorite episodes from the Commedia. My thanks to editors […] Read more ...