Idra Novey

Idra Novey is the author of the forthcoming Exit, Civilian, selected by Patricia Smith for the 2011 National Poetry Series, and The Next Country, included in Virginia Quarterly Review’s list of Best Poetry Books of 2008. Her recent translations include the selected poems of Manoel de Barros and a retranslation of Clarice Lispector’s The Passion According to G.H. (New Directions, 2012). She directs the literary translation program in Columbia University’s School of the Arts.