Michael Palma

will publish a new book of poems, Begin in Gladness (Star Cloud Press), this spring.  Along with his translations of Raboni and Cucchi, he will also publish a chapbook called Local Colors, a suite of poems about the six New England states.  His fully rhymed translation of Dante’s Inferno, originally published in 2002, was reissued as a Norton Critical Edition in 2007.  He lives in Bellows Falls, Vermont.