Gregory Pardlo

Gregory Pardlo is the author of Digest, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and of the poetry collection Totem, winner of the 2007 APR/ Honickman Prize, of Air Traffic, a memoir in essays published in 2018. His poems, reviews, and translations have appeared in American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, on National Public Radio and elsewhere. He is translator, from the Danish, of Niels Lyngsoe’s Pencil of Rays and Spiked Mace. He has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, The Cave Canem Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, The Seaside Institute, The Lotos Club Foundation, and a translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2017, Pardlo was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He currently serves as Poetry Editor of Virginia Quarterly Review and teaches in the graduate creative writing program at Rutgers University-Camden.