Lamentation with June Bug

Nancy Esposito has published three previous books of poems. She is the recipient of several awards and grants, including the Discovery Award, a Poetry Society of America Award, and a Massachusetts Arts Lottery Award as well as a Fulbright Grant, an NEH, and several grants from Bentley University to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos. Her own work as well as translations of Nicaraguan poets has appeared in numerous American journals and magazines. Her own poems have been translated into Spanish and Vietnamese. She was born in Dallas, Texas, and educated at New York University. She has taught writing at Harvard, Tufts, and Bentley Universities.