A wide ranging survey of Pierre Joris' poetical output over the last 12 years. Comfortable in three languages, Joris has had over 50 books published to date, is a critically acclaimed and award winning translator, and has been widely anthologized in the USA and in European publications. His poetry website: www.pierrejoris.com and Nomadics, his poetry blogs have substantial viewers/followers.
Born in 1946 in Strasbourg, France, raised in Luxembourg, Pierre Joris has moved between the US, Europe & North Africa for 50 years, publishing close to 50 books of poetry & essays, as well as many anthologies & translations. In 1992 he returned to the Mid-Hudson valley where he taught poetry and poetics at the State University of New York, Albany until his retirement in 2013. He lives with his wife, the performance artist and singer Nicole Peyrafitte, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn since 2008.