Adults do it wrong when they arrange the world like picture postcards at a funeral. They do it wrong when they coordinate Christmas holidays for children. They do it wrong when they speak in whispers and foreign tongues, making sure their secrets aren’t revealed. They do it wrong when they protect children from their world. […]
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I am a writer, scholar, and translator of Russian, Persian, and Georgian poetry, and the author of Writers and Rebels (Yale University Press) and After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Poems of Hasan Sijzi of Delhi (Northwestern University Press). Other work has appeared in Nimrod, The Hudson Review, and Guernica. I teach translation studies at the University of Bristol.