Hard Hat Reading: Julia Guez
Poet and translator Julia Guez reads two poems by her mentor Lucie Brock-Broido, plus two poems of her own written in conversation with Lucie’s work.
Julia Guez is a writer and translator based in the city of Houston. The Certain Body is her second collection of poetry, written while she was recovering from COVID in the spring of 2020. For her first book of poetry, In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame, and for her co-translation of Luis Chaves’s Equestrian Monuments, Guez has been awarded the Discovery/Boston Review Prize, a Fulbright Fellowship and The John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize in Translation, as well as a translation fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. For the last decade, Guez has taught creative writing at NYU and Rutgers. https://juliaguez.net/