Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. is a poet, translator, and corporate consultant. Her poetry collections include the long poem Salient (New Directions 2020) and the poetic sequence Series | India (Four Way Books, 2015). Translations include Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season, selected poems of modern Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (New Directions 2022), a finalist for the 2023 PEN Prize for Poetry in Translation, and Wine & Prayer, translations of classical Persian poet Hafez. She serves on the Boards of Kimbilio Fiction, Friends of Writers, The Beloit Poetry Journal Foundation, and of Human Rights and Democracy in Iran. She lives in New York City. www.elizabethtgrayjr.com.
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