Lindsay Turneris the author of Songs & Ballads (Prelude Books, 2018). Her translations from the French include adagio ma non troppo, by Ryoko Sekiguchi (Les Figues Press, 2018) and The Next Loves, by Stéphane Bouquet (forthcoming, Nightboat Books), as well as a book of philosophy by Frederic Neyrat, Atopias(co-translated with Walt Hunter, Fordham University Press, 2017). She is the recipient of a WPR Creative Grant from Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room for 2016-17 and a 2017 French Voices Grantfor her translation of Stéphane Bouquet’s Vie Commune (currently seeking an American publisher).
Originally from northeast Tennessee, she holds an A.B. from Harvard College, a Masters in cinema from the Université Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle, an M.F.A. in poetry from New York University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia, where she wrote a dissertation about contemporary US poetry and global labor transformation. In 2018-19, she was Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Starting in fall 2019, she will be Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver.