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Peter Filkins

Translator, German
Peter Filkins is a poet and translator and a Professor of Literature at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. He has published four volumes of original poems and has translated the poetry and prose of Ingeborg Bachmann, novels by H. G. Adler and Alois Hotschnig, and a critical work by Bernd Stiegler. He is currently at work on a biography of H. G. Adler and a new book of poems. His poems, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in numerous journals, including The New Republic, Poetry, The New Criterion, The Yale Review, Partisan Review, Paris Review, and the New York Times Book Review. (Photo credit:
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