A recent Guggenheim fellow, Terese Svoboda is the author of 18 books of poetry, fiction, translation, memoir, and biography. Her most recent book of poetry is Professor Harriman’s Steam Air-Ship (Eyewear 2016). When The Next Big War Blows Down The Valley: Selected and New Poems (Anhinga) was published in 2015. “Terese Svoboda is one of few contemporary American writers who possesses a global consciousness” — Brooklyn Rail. Her short stories, Live Sacrifice (Ravenna), appear next year.