Some polish to sliptoe against the grain that rosewood has when it’s a box and kidnap the little time it takes to solder two times together in a locket for lockaway seasons: a pocket watch and inside the insides of forget-me-nots a nil-ado duet for dauphine hands tsk-tsk… [Read More]
Derek Gromadzki holds MFAs from Brown University and the University of Iowa, where he is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature. His poetry has appeared in such publications as BOAAT, Conjunctions, Sonora Review, and Wave Composition. With Forrest Gander, he recently finished editing Alice, Iris, Red Horse: Selected Poems of Gozo Yoshimasu (New Directions 2016), which includes his translations, with Sayuri Okamoto, of excerpts from Gōzō Yoshimasu’s Naked Memos. He is currently lecturer in Italian at Washington University in St. Louis.