Daniel Borzutzky

Daniel Borzutzky's poetry collection Lake Michigan is forthcoming from the University of Pittsburgh Press. Borzutzky won the 2016 National Book Award in Poetry for The Performance of Becoming Human. His other books include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass EconomyMemories of my Overdevelopment, and The Book of Interfering Bodies. His translation of Galo Ghigliotto's Valdivia won the 2017 National Translation Award. He has also translated Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks and Song for His Disappeared Love, and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (2008). His work has been supported by the Illinois Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pen/Heim Translation Fund. He lives in Chicago.