ANDREW ZAWACKI is the author of three poetry books—Petals of Zero Petals of One (Talisman House), Anabranch (Wesleyan), and By Reason of Breakings (Georgia)—and of the chapbooks Arrow’s shadow (Equipage); Georgia (Katalanché), co-winner of the 1913 Prize; Glassscape (Projective Industries); Lumièrethèque (Blue Hour); Roche limit (tir aux pigeons); Bartleby’s Waste-book (Particle Series); Videotape (Particular); and Masquerade (Vagabond), which received the Alice Fay DiCastagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, and The New Republic, and have been included in Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande), Walt Whitman hom(m)age, 2005/1855 (Turtle Point), The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries (Iowa), Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present (Scribner), and other anthologies. His work has been translated into Italian, Russian, and Slovenian. Georgia, translated into French by Sika Fakambi, was published by Éditions de l’Attente in 2009, while Par raison de brisants, translated into French by Antoine Cazé, is due this fall from Éditions Grèges.

Coeditor of Verse and of The Verse Book of Interviews (Verse), he has published criticism in the TLS, Boston Review, Talisman, How2, New German Critique, Open Letter, Australian Book Review, Religion and Literature, and elsewhere in the U.S., Europe, and Australia. He also coedited Gustaf Sobin’s Collected Poems (Talisman) and a festschrift for Sobin, Miracle of Measure Ascendant (Talisman). A former fellow of the Slovenian Writers’ Association, Zawacki edited Afterwards: Slovenian Writing 1945-1995 (White Pine) and edited and co-translated Aleš Debeljak’s new and selected poems, Without Anesthesia, due in fall from Persea. His translation, from the French, of Sébastien Smirou, My Lorenzo, is forthcoming from Burning Deck.

Zawacki has held further fellowships from the Salzburg Seminar (Austria), Hawthornden Castle (Scotland), the Bogliasco Foundation (Italy), Le Château de Lavigny (Switzerland), the Fulbright Foundation (Australia), the Rhodes Trust (England), the Millay Colony, the Saltonstall Foundation, and Bread Loaf. He earned a B.A. in English from William and Mary, an M.Phil. in modern English literature from Oxford, an M.Litt. in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and a Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He teaches at the University of Georgia.