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Laura Marris is a writer and translator. Her poems have appeared in The Yale Review, No TokensThe Cortland Review, The Volta, Prelude, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She has written reviews for The Common, Boston Review online, and Meridian, and her translations and multi-media work have appeared in Asymptote and The Brooklyn Rail. 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 2018 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. She has also translated Paol Keineg's Triste Tristan and Other Poems (with Rosmarie Waldrop for Burning Deck Press), and Christophe Boltanski’s The Safe House (University of Chicago Press). She is a judge for the 2019 Best Translated Book Award in Poetry, and she lectures in Creative Writing at Boston University, where she serves as Director of the Favorite Poem Project.