Alexander Booth

Alexander Booth is a poet and literary translator currently living in Berlin after many years in Rome. A recipient of a PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant for his translations of German poet Lutz Seiler ("in field latin", Seagull Books, 2016), his work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, including A Public Space, Beloit Poetry Journal, frieze, New England Review, and World Literature Today.


Little to remember now but more stone floors. Another cot. The cold. The window looked onto the backs of older buildings, ochre mostly, faded, or fallen off. Inside all a chipped, thinning white. Tattered rolling blinds and a small corner …

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