Nancy Naomi Carlson’s translation of Khal Torabully’s Cargo Hold of Stars: Coolitude [Cale d'étoiles: Coolitude] (Seagull Books, 2021) won the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. A poet and essayist, she has authored fourteen titles (nine translated), including An Infusion of Violets (Seagull Books, 2019), her second full-length poetry collection, which was named “New & Noteworthy” by The New York Times. A recipient of two translation grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and decorated by the French government with the Academic Palms, her work has appeared in Poetry, APR, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Paris Review, The Georgia Review, and The Writer’s Chronicle. Her co-translation of Wendy Guerra, with Esperanza Hope Snyder, titled Delicates (Seagull, 2023), was part of The New York Times’s poetry round-up last April. Piano in the Dark (Seagull, 2023), her third full-length poetry collection, was published last October. Carlson is the Translations Editor for On the Seawall.