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Gerald Costanzo was educated at Harvard and Johns Hopkins, and has been a professor at Carnegie Mellon University since 1970. He founded Carnegie Mellon University Press and its Poetry Series, and has written and edited ten books of poetry.
Randall Couch edited and translated Madwomen: The 'Locas mujeres' Poems of Gabriela Mistral (University of Chicago Press, 2008), which won Britain's Popescu Prize for Poetry in Translation and was one of two finalists for the PEN Award for Poetry Translation. He is a frequent panelist on the podcast series PoemTalk sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, PennSound, and Kelly Writers House. He has published essays and book chapters on Susan Stewart, Harryette Mullen, Ezra Pound, Gabriela Mistral and on ethics and reception in poetry translation. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Best New Poets and The Hide-and-Seek Muse. As Adjunct Professor of English at Arcadia University, he has taught advanced poetry writing and poetics since 2003. From 1989 he has served on the professional staff of the University of Pennsylvania. Trained as an art conservator, between 1980 and 1989 he held positions at the Northeast Document Conservation Center, U.T. Austin's Harry Ransom Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.