Forrest Gander is the editor of Mouth to Mouth, a bilingual anthology of contemporary Mexican poets, and the author of numerous books, including Rush to the Lake from Alice James Books, and Torn Awake and Science & Steepleflower, both from New Directions. Gander’s most recent translations are No Shelter: Selected Poems of Pura López Colomé and, with Kent Johnson, Immanent Visitor: The Selected Poems of Jaime Saenz, a PEN Translation Award Finalist. The recipient of Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative North American Writing, NEA Fellowships in poetry, and The Whiting Award for Writers, Gander has written critical essays for numerous journals, including The Nation, The Boston Review, and The Providence Journal. With poet C.D. Wright, he co-edits the literary book press Lost Roads Publishers and keeps a small orchard outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Gander is Professor of English and Comparative Literatures and Director of the Graduate Program in Literary Arts at Brown University.