Don Share (Poetry 1988), who is Senior Editor of POETRY magazine, has recently published several new books. Wishbone, his third book of poems, is out now from Black Sparrow; his translations of Miguel Hernández, which earned him the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize, are being issued in March in a revised and expanded edition by the New York Review of Books; his anthology, co-edited with Christian Wiman, The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, published in October by the University of Chicago Press, has earned a starred review from Library Journal; and finally, his translation of Field Guide, by Colombian poet Dario Jaramilo Agudelo, was just published by Marick Press.
Don’s other books include Squandermania (Salt Publishing), Union (Zoo Press), Seneca in English (Penguin Classics), and Bunting’s Persia (Flood Editions), a 2012 Guardian Book of the Year and Paris Review Editors’ Choice selection; he has also edited a critical edition of Bunting’s work for Faber and Faber. His translations of Miguel Hernández, collected in I Have Lots of Heart (Bloodaxe Books) were awarded the Times Literary Supplement / Society of Authors Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán. He has been Poetry Editor of Harvard Review and Partisan Review, Editor of Literary Imagination, and curator of poetry at Harvard University. For his work at POETRY he has earned two National Magazine Awards for Editorial Excellence.