American Poets: W.S. Di Piero


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This is a profile of poet, translator, and essayist W.S. Di Piero, whose own works include "Skirts and Slacks" (2001), "Shadows Burning" (1995), "The Restorers" (1992), and "The Dog Star" (1990). His translations include works by Euripedes, Leonardo Sinisgalli, Sandro Penna, and Giacomo Leopardi.
This page is part of the Academy of American Poets Web site. The Academy was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry. The site currently includes biographies, photos, and other information on more than 400 poets, with new pages being added all the time. Less

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