Brian Henry

Brian Henry is the author of twelve books of poetry, most recently Permanent State (Threadsuns, 2020). A former Fulbright Scholar, he co-edited the international magazine Verse from 1995 to 2018 and established the Tomaž Šalamun Prize in 2015. He has translated Tomaž Šalamun’s Woods and Chalices (Harcourt, 2008), Aleš Debeljak’s Smugglers (BOA, 2015), and several books by Aleš Šteger. His translation of Steger’s The Book of Things (BOA Editions, 2010) won the Best Translated Book Award and the Best Literary Translation into English Award. Brian Henry’s most recent book is Things Are Completely Simple: Poetry and Translation.