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Laura Marris is a writer and translator. Her work has appeared in The Yale Review, No Tokens, Boston Review online, The Cortland Review, The VoltaAsymptoteThe CommonPrelude, Washington Square Review, MeridianDMQ Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow and the winner of a Daniel Varoujan Prize. Her recent translations include Louis Guilloux's novel Blood Dark (New York Review Books), which was shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, Paol Keineg's Triste Tristan and Other Poems (co-translated with Rosmarie Waldrop for Burning Deck Press), and The Safe House by Christophe Boltanski (University of Chicago Press). She lectures in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she serves as the Director of the Favorite Poem Project.