Rosmarie Waldrop is the author of many books of poetry, including The Aggressive Stranger (Random House) and Streets Enough to Welcome Snow (Station Hill). She has written one book of criticism, Against Language? (Mouton) and many articles and reviews. She is the translator of Peter Weiss’ Bodies and Shadows (Delacorte), Edmond Jabes’ The Book of Questions (Wesleyan), and The Vienna Group: Six Major Austrian Poets (Station Hill). She was educated at the Universities of Freiburg, Aix-Marseille and Michigan, holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, and is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. She has also received a Columbia Translation Center Award. With Keith Waldrop, she is the editor and publisher of Burning Deck Press. She currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island.