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Matthew Kelsey

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Credentials

B.A - Boston University
M.F.A - University of Washington

Professional Research and Interests

Interests include: Post-war Polish and German poetry in translation, general translation theory, literary journals and publishing, the history of punning and wordplay, and the elegy and epistolary as poetic forms.

Favorite poets include: Rainer Maria Rilke, Paul Celan, Czeslaw Milosz, Wislawa Szymborska, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Theodore Roethke, Elizabeth Bishop, Seamus Heaney, James Tate, Joanna Klink, and Robert Hass.