Aleš Šteger’s books have been translated into over 16 languages and his poems have appeared internationally in The New Yorker, Times Literary
Supplement and hundreds of other places. The English translation of his Knjiga reči ( The Book of Things , BOA Editions, 2010) won him a Best Translated Book Award.
Aleš received the title Chevalier dans le ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French State. He is also a member of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Besides writing and translating from German and Spanish Aleš is also c0-founder and programme director of Beletrina Academic Press.
The poems here have been translated from Slovenian by Brian Henry and Urška Charney.