Danielle Pieratti is a poet, translator, educator, and PhD student at the University of Connecticut. Her first book of poems, Fugitives (2016, Lost Horse Press), was selected by Kim Addonizio for the 2016 Idaho Prize and won the 2017 Connecticut Book Award for poetry. She is the author of two chapbooks: “By the Dog Star," 2005 winner of the Edda Chapbook Competition for Women (Sarasota Poetry Theatre Press), and “The Post, the Cage, the Palisade," published by Dancing Girl Press in 2015. Her poems and translations have appeared in The Paris Review, Boston Review, Words Without Borders, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere. Transparencies, her translated volume of poems by Italian poet Maria Borio, is forthcoming from World Poetry Books in 2021.