by Charles Tomlinson
Charles Tomlinson read English at Queens College, Cambridge, has lived in Nothern Italy and London, and has recently retired after thirty-six years of teaching at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he received the Bennett Award For Achievement in Literature from The Hudson Review of New York, and in 1991 the Premio Europeo di Cittadella. He is the editor of the classic anthology The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation, and is a translator of Octavio Paz and Bertolucci. He presently resides in Gloucester, England.