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Laura Marris is a writer and translator with a BA from Yale and an MFA from Boston University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming 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 a semi-finalist for the 2015 Boston Review/Discovery Prize. Her recent translations include Louis Guilloux's novel Blood Dark (New York Review Books), 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 lives in Providence and lectures in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she serves as the Director of the Favorite Poem Project.