Alfred Corn is the author of eleven books of poems, two novels and three collections of essays. He has received the Guggenheim, the NEA, an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters, and one from the Academy of American Poets. He has taught at Yale, UCLA, and Columbia. In 2017 he was inducted into the Georgia Writers’ Hall of Fame. He has translated from Greek, Latin, French, German, Italian, Chinese, and Spanish. In April, Norton will publish his version of the Duino Elegies. He lives in Rhode Island.