Olivia Sears

Olivia E. Sears is the board president and founder of the Center for the Art of Translation. She co-founded Two Lines, a journal of world literature in translation, 25 years ago and continues to serve on the editorial board of Two Lines Press. As a translator of Italian poetry, she focuses primarily on avant-garde poetry by women poets of the past hundred years, and the poetry of war. Her translations have appeared most recently in A Public Space, Chicago Quarterly Review, Jubilat, and Words Without Borders, with work forthcoming in Kenyon Review, The Literary Review, and Poetry International.