Will Schutt is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Stadler Center for Poetry and the Academy of American Poets. His poems have recently appeared in FIELD, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review Online, The Southern Review and elsewhere. His translations from the Italian have appeared in Agni, A Public Space, Drunken Boat and Verso, a culture and arts magazine which he co-founded in 2003. Schutt has an extensive background in professional translation and has served as a foreign literature consultant for Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. He earned his BA from Oberlin College and his MFA from Hollins University, where he was a teaching fellow and editorial assistant at the Hollins Critic, and has also worked on the editorial staff of West Branch. During his residency, he was was joined by his wife, Tania Biancalani.