photo by Beowulf Sheehan








AKAISER, PhD, is a translator and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet of glint, co-winner of the Milk & Cake Press Book Prize. Work from manuscript trace has won the Women’s National Book Association Poetry Prize and placed as finalist in the Rialto Nature & Place Prize, chosen by Shonda Buchanan and Pascale Petit, respectively. Poems & photos are found in Broken Plate, New Square, Sonora Review’s, Extinction, and Pen + Brush’s In Print (No 5), guest edited by Novella Ford. Current translations include a collected works of Catalan poet, Anna Gual, for which AK~ has been awarded an NEA Fellowship. Work has also been supported by ATLAS-CITL, SAFTA, and in 2022, Leah Oates & la Cité Internationale des Arts. For more, click here.