Erin Moure

Erin Moure

In 2016, poet Erín Moure published translations from French of François Turcot's My Dinosaur, and from Galician of Chus Pato's Flesh of Leviathan and Rosalía de Castro's New Leaves. A 40-year retrospective of her own poetry, Planetary Noise: Selected Poetry of Erín Moure, edited by Shannon Maguire (Wesleyan University Press), appeared in spring 2017.

Erín Moure's translation from Brazilian Portunhol into Montreal Frenglish of Wilson Bueno's Paraguayan Sea (Nightboat Books) will appear in October, and in Galicia, her translation of Antón Lopo's biography of Uxío Novoneyra, Distance of the Wolf (Novoneyra Foundation), will be published in June.

Moure holds two honorary doctorates for her contribution to poetry, Brandon University (2008) and Universidade de Vigo in Spain (2016). As the Woodberry Room Poetry Fellow for 2016-2017, she spent nine days in April at Harvard University, listening to the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop and Muriel Rukseyer, and reading that of Angelina Weld Grimké, in preparation for creating a new work on migration and women.

Books by Erin Moure

Sitting Shiva on Minto Avenue, by Toots by Erin Moure