This week we welcome Brian Henry as our guest blogger. Brian is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Wings Without Birds (Salt Publishing, 2010). His poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies around the world and have been translated into Croatian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, and Slovenian. He has co-edited Verse since 1995, and he co-edited The Verse Book of Interviews. His poetry criticism has appeared in such places as The New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, Jacket, Boston Review, The Yale Review, The Kenyon Review, Denver Quarterly, and Virginia Quarterly Review. His translation of Tomaž Šalamun’s Woods and Chalices appeared from Harcourt in 2008, and his translation of Aleš Šteger’s The Book of Things is forthcoming from BOA Editions in November. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.