D. Nurkse is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently A Night in Brooklyn, which will be issued in paperback by Knopf in January, 2016. He’s the recipient of a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Cindy Rinne creates art and writes in San Bernardino, CA. Cindy is the author of several books: Mapless with Nikia Chaney (Cholla Needles Press), Moon of Many Petals (Cholla Needles Press), Listen to the Codex (Yak Press), Breathe In Daisy, Breathe Out Stones (FutureCycle Press), and others. She is a founding member of PoetrIE, a literary community and a finalist for the 2016 Hillary Gravendyk Prize. Her poetry appeared or is forthcoming in: Birds Piled Loosely, CircleShow, Home Planet News, Outlook Springs, The Wild Word (Berlin), Storyscape Journal, Cholla Needles, Event Horizon Magazine, several anthologies, and others. Her translations of Ivonne Gordon Carrera’s poems have been published internationally. www.fiberverse.com
Portrait by Wendy Hunt.
Read her translation in TSAR’s Winter 2019 issue.
Translator Marcela Sulak’s publications include the poetry collections Decency (2015), Immigrant (2010), and a chapbook. She’s co-edited Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres. Her fourth book-length poetry translation, Twenty Girls to Envy Me. The Selected Poems of Orit Gidali (University of Texas Press, 2016) was nominated for the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. She is Associate Professor of Literature at Bar-Ilan University. Read her translation in Vol. 19, No. 1 of TSAR.
Alexandra Zelman-Doring’s plays have been presented at The Flea Theater, Access Theater, The Edinburgh Fringe, 59E59th, Dixon Place, The New Ohio Theatre and HERE Arts Center. She is a winner of the 2013 Financial Times/Bodley Head essay prize, and first prize winner of the Glascock poetry prize. She is artistic director of Throes Theater, and teaches in the Graduate Film School at NYU. Read her translation of Saar Yachin’s poems in the Spring 2014 Issue of the Saint Ann’s Review.