Alexander Dickow

Alexander Dickow is a scholar, translator, and poet who works in French and English. He is associate professor of French at Virginia Tech. He has published translations of Max Jacob, Guillaume Apollinaire, Henri Droguet, and others. A translation of the work of Swiss poet Gustave Roud, translated with Sean T. Reynolds, is forthcoming from Seagull Press. Scholarly works include Le Poète innombrable (2015), and poetic works include Caramboles (2008), Rhapsodie curieuse (2017), and Appetites (forthcoming from MadHat Press). You can find out more about Dickow at

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