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Craft Talk on Translation by Simone Di Piero
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 2:00pm to Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 3:00pm

The Literary Arts Council presents "Craft Talk on Translation" by Simone Di Piero at PSU's Neuberger Hall (724 S.W. Harrison), room 407.

An evening reading will take place at SMSU (1825 S.W. Broadway), room 236 at 7:30 p.m.

W. S. Di Piero is a poet, essayist, and translator. His most recent books of poems are Brother Fire (2004), The Dog Star (1990), The Restorers (1992), Shadows Burning (1995), and Skirts and Slacks (2001). His essays are collected in three volumesMemory and Enthusiasm: Essays 1975-1985 (1989), Out of Eden: Essays on Modern Art (1991), and Shooting the Works (1996). His translations include Leopardi's Pensieri (1984) and The Ellipse: Selected Poems of Leonardo Sinisgalli (1983). Di Piero serves as a consulting editor of Pequod and Southwest Review. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on poetry writing and modern British poetry.

For more information contact Scott McEachern at 503-725-5666 or litac@pdx.edu.