About the Author
Aliki Barnstone: Aliki Barnstone is a poet, translator, and critic. Her previous books of poems include Blue Earth, Wild With It, Madly in Love, Windows in Providence and most recently Dear God, Dear Dr. Heartbreak: New and Selected Poems.
Among her other books are The Collected Poems of C.V. Cavafy, Changing Rapture: Emily Dickinson’s Poetic Development, and the anthologies, A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now and Voices of Light: Women's Spiritual Poetry from around the World. She is a Professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Missouri, Columbia.