Paul Pines

is the author of the novel, The Tin Angel (Wm. Morrow, 1983) and the memoir, My Brother’s Madness (Curbstone, 2007).  His seventh book of poems, Last Call at the Tin Palace is just out from Marsh Hawk Press.  He is grateful to have had the guiding touch of Hardie St. Martin and David Unger in translating Nicanor Parra and Roque Dalton.