Elizabeth T. Gray Jr.
Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. is a poet, translator, and corporate consultant. Poetry collections include Salient (New Directions 2020) and Series | India (Four Way Books, 2015). Her translations from classical and contemporary Persian include Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season, selected poems of Forough Farrokhzad (New Directions 2022) and Wine and Prayer: Eighty Ghazals from the Divan-i Hafiz (d.1389) (White Cloud Press 2018). Sections of the Tibeto-Mongolian folk epic “The Life of King Kesar of Ling,” co-translated with Dr. Siddiq Wahid of the University of Kashmir, appear in Columbia University Press’s Sources of Tibetan Tradition (2013). She serves on the Boards of Kimbilio Fiction, Friends of Writers, The Beloit Poetry Journal Foundation, and Human Rights and Democracy in Iran. She holds a BA and JD from Harvard University and an MFA from Warren Wilson College. She was the founding CEO and Managing Partner of Conflict Management, Inc. and Alliance Management Partners, LLC, boutique consulting firms. www.elizabethtgrayjr.com.