For his translations from the Italian, Todd Portnowitz has received fellowships from the Academy of American Poets (Raiziss/de Palchi, 2015) and the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference. He has poems and translations forthcoming in Copper NickelThe Shallow Ends, and Queen Mob's Teahouse. He lives and works in New York, where he co-hosts the reading series for writer-translators, Us&Them. www.toddportnowitz.com / www.usandthemreading.com