B O D Y features two poems translated by BRIGHT STAIN poet, Francesca Bell!

MAX SESSNER’s poems appear widely in German-language magazines, and he is the author of eight books of poetry including, most recently, Das Wasser von Gestern (The Water of Yesterday) published by edition Azur in 2019, and Küchen und Züge (Kitchens and Trains) and Warum Gerade Heute (Why Especially Today), both from Literaturverlag Droschl. He won the Rotahorn Literature Prize in 2020, and Red Hen Press will publish Francesca Bell’s translation of his first collection, Kitchens and Trains, in 2023. He lives with his wife in Augsburg, Germany where he works at the public library.

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