Poet, essayist, and translator Jennifer Moxley is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Druthers. Her book The Open Secret was awarded the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams award and was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts award. Her books of essays include For the Good of All Do Not Destroy the Birds and There Are Things We Live Among: Essays on the Object World.
Moxley has translated several books from the French, including Anne Portugal’s Absolute bob, Jacqueline Risset’s Sleep’s Powers, and The Translation Begins. In addition, she wrote the introduction for the volume Nicole Brossard: Selections, edited by Pierre Joris and Jerome Rothenberg. She has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowships (U.S.).
Moxley teaches creative writing, poetics, and translation at the University of Maine.