Peter Filkins is the author of four books of poems, What She Knew, After Homer, Augustine’s Vision, and the forthcoming The View We’re Granted. The recipient of a Stover Award in Poetry and the New American Press Chapbook Award, he has also received a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and held residencies at Yaddo, Millay, the MacDowell Colony, and the American Academy in Berlin. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Republic,Partisan Review, The New Criterion, and Southwest Review. He is also the translator of the collected poems of Ingeborg Bachmann, Darkness Spoken, and H.G. Adler’s novels The Journey and Panorama. He teaches writing and literature at Bard College at Simon’s Rock.