Filkins, Peter

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FILKINS, Peter. American, b. 1958. Genres: Poetry, Translations. Career: Writer and teacher. Parnassus: Poetry in Review, assistant editor, 1981-83; Schottengymnasium, Vienna, Austria, teaching assistant, 1984-85; North Adams State College, Department of English, adjunct instructor, 1986, 1988-89; Hiram College, Department of English, visiting instructor, 1986-87; Williams College, instructor, 1990-93, 1996; Simon's Rock College of Bard, Division of Languages & Literature, associate professor, 1988-, coordinator of Poetry Fiction Series, 1990-. Artist-in-residence, Yaddo Artists Colony, 1989, Millay Colony for the Arts, 1993, and MacDowell Colony, 1997. Publications: What She Knew (poems), 1998; After Homer (poems), 2002. TRANSLATOR: Songs in Flight: The Collected Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann, 1994; A. Hotschnig, Leonardo's Hands, 1999; The Book of Franza and Requiem for Fanny Goldmann, 1999. Contributor of poetry, translations, and criticism to periodicals. Address: Simon's Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, MA 01230, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]