Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander was born in the Mojave Desert and grew up in Virginia. In addition to writing poetry, he has translated works by Coral Bracho, Alfonso D’Aquino, Pura Lopez-Colome, Pablo Neruda, and Jaime Saenz. The recipient of grants from the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim, Howard, Whiting, and United States Artists Foundations, he taught for many years as the AK Seaver Professor of Literary Arts & Comparative Literature at Brown University.

Books by Forrest Gander

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    Core Samples from the World

    Forrest Gander, Raymond Meeks, Graciela Iturbide, Lucas Foglia

    Paperback, 2011

    A gorgeous, wide-ranging volume of poetry and essays by Forrest Gander, studded with the work of three great photographers.
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    The Trace

    Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2015

    A Mexican road novel of love, hate, drugs, and the Mexican Revolution.
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    Eiko and Koma

    Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2013

    Poet Forrest Gander's mesmerizing series of poems — hinging around a dance schematic — that captures and extends Eiko & Koma's performance with lyrical intensity and vividness
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    Be With

    Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2018

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    Torn Awake

    Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2002

    A new collection by one of America's most respected young experimental poets.
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    Poetry Pamphlets 1-12 (Boxed Set)

    Osama Alomar, Lydia Davis, Hilda Doolittle, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Forrest Gander, Oliverio Girondo, Susan Howe, Sylvia Legris, Bernadette Mayer, Dunya Mikhail, Alejandra Pizarnik, Nathaniel Tarn, Eliot Weinberger

    Paperback, 2015

    Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet series
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    Alice Iris Red Horse: Selected Poems

    Gozo Yoshimasu, Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2016

    For the first time in English, a selection from the highly acclaimed Japanese poet, photographer, performance artist, and filmmaker
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    The Galloping Hour: French Poems

    Alejandra Pizarnik, Patricio Ferrari, Forrest Gander

    Paperback, 2018

    A beautifully produced and exquisitely translated edition of French poems by “the best exponent of the poetry of introversion and metaphorical delirium” (Italo Calvino)