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Alissa Valles

Translator, Polish
Alissa Valles is the author of the poetry collections Orphan Fire (2008) and Deluxe Noiseless (forthcoming), and is the editor and co-translator of Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert’s The Collected Poems: 1956–1998 (2007) and The Collected Prose: 1948–1998 (2010). She has also translated poetry and prose by Aleksander Wat, Miron Białoszewski, among others. She is currently on the editorial board of the Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics and previously served as an editor for Words Without Borders. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo credit: Four Way Books)
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