JAMES REIDEL has published poems in many journals as well as Jim’s Book (Black Lawrence Press 2014) and My Window Seat for Arlena Twigg (Black Lawrence 2006). His most recent work appears in Poetry, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Hawai’i Review, Outsider, Fiction Southwest and elsewhere—including The Best Small Fictions 2016. He is also the biographer of the poet Weldon Kees and a translator who has published works by Thomas Bernhard, Georg Trakl, Franz Werfel, Robert Walser, and, forthcoming, Heiner Müller. He is currently writing a collection of prose poems. In 2013, he was a James Merrill House fellow.
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