R118. Toad Press International Chapbook Series Celebrates 15 Years of Translation

Meeting Room 9 & 10, Marriott Waterside, Third Floor
Thursday, March 8, 2018
9:00 am to 10:15 am


The Toad Press International chapbook series is proud to celebrate its 15th year publishing literary translation. Join the press’s publisher, alongside translators and authors, for a reading and discussion celebrating the exciting and necessary work of contemporary literary translation. Featured translators continue to publish widely, working from languages including Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.


Genevieve Kaplan is a poet; her books include In the Ice House and Settings for These Scenes. She coordinates the Tufts Poetry Awards at Claremont Graduate University, teaches writing at Scripps College, and publishes contemporary translations through the Toad Press International chapbook series.

Seth Michelson teaches at Washington and Lee University. His most recent books of poetry are Swimming Through Fire and Eyes Like Broken Windows. He edited Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth in Maximum-Security Detention, and he has translated six books of poetry.

Paul Cunningham is the author of Goal/Tender Meat/Tender. He is the translator of two chapbooks by Sara Tuss Efrik: Automanias: Selected Poems and The Night's Belly. Currently a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia, he holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Notre Dame.

Tiffany Higgins is author of The Apparition at Fort Bragg, an e-chapbook, winner of Iron Horse Literary Review’s contest, selected by Camille Dungy; And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet; and Tail of the Whale, translations of Alice Sant’Anna's Portuguese. She reports on Brazil's Amazon.

Alexis Almeida is a poet and translator living in Providence, Rhode Island.


March 7–10, 2018
Tampa, FL

Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside