Brian Henry is a poet, translator, and editor. He earned his MFA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He has since written ten collections of poetry and translated Tomaž Ŝalamun’s Woods and Chalices (2008) and Aleš Ŝteger’s The Book of Things (2010), which won the 2011 Best Translated Book Award for Poetry. Henry’s translation of Aleš Debeljak’s Smugglers was published by BOA Editions in 2015 and received a Howard Foundation Fellowship. He has received fellowships for translation from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fulbright Program. He teaches at the University of Richmond.