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 Boston Review, The Cortland Review, The Volta, Asymptote, The Common, Prelude, Washington Square Review, Meridian, DMQ Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow and a semi-finalist for the 2015 Boston Review/Discovery Prize. She has lectured in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she worked on Robert Pinsky’s Massive Open Online Course The Art of Poetry. Her recent translation projects include Louis Guilloux's novel Le Sang noir [Blood Dark] for the New York Review Books, Paol Keineg's Triste Tristan and Other Poems for Burning Deck Press, and La cache [The Safe House] by Christophe Boltanski for the University of Chicago Press.