Carolyn Forché

Carolyn Forché is a poet, editor, translator, and human rights advocate. As an observer of the unfolding civil war in El Salvador, she gave expression to her experiences in The Country between Us and also edited the groundbreaking anthology Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness. She is celebrated as a champion of the human spirit and its ability to overcome atrocity, as evidenced in works such as The Angel of History. Other collections include Blue Hour and In the Lateness of the World (2017), a Neustadt International Prize for Literature finalist.

Photography by Don J. Usner.

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