Anita Barrows was born in Brooklyn in 1947 and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1966. She holds Master’s degrees in English and Italian Literature and a PhD in Psychology. Her translations of poetry, plays, fiction and non-fiction from the French, German and Italian have been published in this country and in Great Britain; most recently, she has collaborated with Joanna Macy on translations of three volumes of work by Rainer Maria Rilke.
Six volumes of her poetry have been published, including a previous book, Exile, by The Aldrich Press. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Tikkun, The Nation, Prairie Schooner, Bark, and Bridges. Barrows lives in Berkeley, where she is a professor at The Wright Institute and maintains a private clinical practice. She is a mother and a grandmother and lives with a menagerie of dogs, cats, and birds.
Paperback: 86 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (November 29, 2016)