Jeffrey Thomson is a poet, memoirist, translator, and editor, and the author of multiple books including: Half/Life: New and Selected Poems from Alice James Books (October 2019), the memoir fragile, The Belfast Notebooks, The Complete Poems of Catullus, and the edited collection From the Fishouse. He has been an NEA Fellow, the Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Poetry Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, and the Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellow at Brown University. He is currently professor of creative writing at the University of Maine Farmington.
Portland Book Launch for Half/Life with Special Guests, Space Gallery.
Reading at Books are Magic in Brooklyn, NY, with Iain Halley Pollock.
Launching Half/Life at the Homestead Kitchen, Bar, and Bakery--6:00pm
Half/Life: New and Selected Poems will be out in October 2019.
ORNITOLOGÍA EN TIEMPOS DE GUERRA (Birdwatching in Wartime) Spanish translation just out from Vaso Roto Ediciones.
This Short Essay--"Why I Write"-- on the AGNI blog is the prologue to Half/Life: New and Selected Poems.