Philip Metres is the author of ten books, most recently Shrapnel Maps (Copper Canyon, 2020) which Library Journal described as “at once intimate and politically taut,” The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance, winner of the 2019 Evelyn Shakir Award (Arab American Book Award in Non-Fiction), Pictures at an Exhibition: A Petersburg Album, the widely-praised Sand Opera, and I Burned at the Feast: Selected Poems of Arseny Tarkovsky. His work—including poetry, translation, essays, fiction, criticism, and scholarship—has garnered numerous awards, and his poems have been translated into Arabic, Farsi, Polish, Russian, and Tamil. He is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University. He lives with his family in Cleveland, Ohio.
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