Nancy Naomi Carlson

Nancy Naomi Carlson

Nancy Naomi Carlson has authored seven titles (translated and non-translated), including Hammer With No Master by René Char (Tupelo, 2016), which was a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Awards. She received a grant from the NEA to translate Abdourahman Waberi’s first collection of poems, which was a Best Translated Book Award finalist for 2015. These poems come from her current Waberi book project, Naming the Dawn, forthcoming from Seagull Books in 2018. www.nancynaomicarlson.com