Rimas Uzgiris

Rimas Uzgiris is a poet, translator, and critic. His work has appeared in Barrow Street, Hudson Review, The Poetry Review (UK) and other journals. He is the author of North of Paradise, published by Kelsay Books (2019). Tarp, a collection of his poetry in Lithuanian translation was published in 2019. He is translator of five poetry collections from Lithuanian, including Then What (Bloodaxe) and Vagabond Sun (Shearsman). He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and an MFA in creative writing from Rutgers-Newark University. Recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Grant, a NEA Translation Fellowship, he teaches translation at Vilnius University.