Paul Hoover’s most recent poetry books are Desolation : Souvenir, Sonnet 56, and Poems in Spanish. He has also published En el idioma y en la tierra (Conaculta, 2012), a translation of his work by María Baranda. He is editor of the anthology Postmodern American Poetry (1994/2013) and co-editor of the literary magazine New American Writing. With Maxine Chernoff, he edited and translated Selected Poems of Friedrich Hölderlin, which won the PEN–USA Translation Award. He teaches at San Francisco State University.