Rainer Maria Rilke: Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the world's most beloved poets. Working at the cusp of the century, Rilke bridged the gap between traditional and modernist poetics. Born in Prague, Rilke traveled widely across Europe and Egypt, living for a substantial amount of time in Paris.
Joseph Cadora: Joseph Cadora is a guitarist, writer, and translator whose fiction and non-fiction have been published in Southern Humanities Review, The Montserrat Review, and the San Francisco Chronicle. His collection of short stories, The Millennial Fictions, won the 2009 Eisner Prize for Prose.
Poet and translator Robert Hass served as the United States Poet Laureate from 1995 to 1997. He has been honored with a MacArthur Genius Fellowship, the National Book Award, a Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics' Circle Award. Mr. Hass is a professor of English at University of California, Berkeley."show more