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Greg Bem’s article in « Rain Taxi » about Pierre Voélin’s « To Each Unfolding Leaf »

The critic Greg Bem has published a fine review of Pierre Voélin’s « To Each Unfolding Leaf: Selected Poems 1976-2015 » (Bitter Oleander Press, 2017) in the January 2018 issue of Rain Taxi: « This first major collection of English translations of Pierre Voélin’s poetry is monumental. Translator John Taylor shows himself capable of taking these works in their […]

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« La Pivoine noire » (The Black Peony), with the artist Anne-Marie Donaint-Bonave

Publication of the poem « La Pivoine noire » (The Black Peony), illustrated by the artist Anne-Marie Donaint-Bonave, as part of the « L3V » project. Here is the poem in English: black peony of language let me strip you   of every petal   every metaphor   but even then you say “follow me”   and gleam alluring […]

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Publication of Wind-Vent, livre d’artiste, by Æncrages & Co.

Publication at AEncrages & Co. of Wind-Vent, a bilingual livre d’artiste in 21 copies, with original drawings by Caroline François-Rubino, French translation by Françoise Daviet-Taylor. An excerpt from the sequence: imagine wind in your cupped palm   holding it there for instants   instants   you seek to feel again winds remembered and   none […]

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Interview with Trafika Europe

Interview with Andrew Singer of Trafika Europe about translating French and Francophone poetry. Here is the interview.

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November 2017 Babel heureuse

Excerpts from the poetic sequence « But it was not yet night » / « Mais il ne faisait pas encore nuit » (translated by Françoise Daviet, with drawings by Caroline François-Rubino) in the second issue of the French review « Babel heureuse », as well as excerpts in French and English from Pierre Chappuis’s Cahier de nuages. To order the issue, […]

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November 29 – December 1, 2017 Art of Criticism Symposium, Ljubljana

Participation in the « Umetnost Kritike » (« The Art of Criticism ») Symposium, Ljubljana. Interviewed by Maja Sučur in Dnevnik.

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Summer 2017 Antioch Review

In the latest issue of the Antioch Review (Volume 75, No. 3, Summer 2017), the essay « A Heart on the Line: The Poetry of Anthony Rudolf. »    

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22-23-24 September 2017 Journées Paul Valéry

Invited to the Journées Paul Valéry in Sète, France, to give a reading of Portholes (Hublots) and The Apocalypse Tapestries (La Fontaine invisible).

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April 2016 « Like Bits of Wind » by Pierre Chappuis

Publication of the translation Like Bits of Wind: Selected Poetry and Prose 1974-2014, by Pierre Chappuis, Seagull Books. One poem from the series « Full Margins »: On the page of the waters in vain you inscribe your flight   Dual bird chasing yourself   The book is distributed by the University of Chicago Press.

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March 17, 2016

Present at the Livre-Paris Book Fair for the publication of Boire à la source / Drink from the Source, watercolors by Caroline-François-Rubino, French translation by Françoise Daviet, Éditions Voix d’Encres, Stand 1-G83.

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