Carmen Bugan is the author of a memoir, Burying the Typewriter, and a monograph, Seamus Heaney and East European Poetry in Translation: Poetics of Exile. Her work has appeared in Harvard Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, the TLS, and PN Review. Her poetry has been widely anthologised, most recently in Penguin's Poems for Life and Joining Music with Reason, 34 Poets, British and American, and has been translated into Italian. She was a Hawthornden Fellow, a Creative Arts Fellow in Literature at Wolfson College, Oxford, and received an Individual Artist's Grant from the Arts Council of England. She was educated at the University of Michigan, The Poets' House in Ireland, and Oxford University. Carmen lives near Geneva, Switzerland, with her husband and two small children.