D. Nurkse

D. Nurkse is a poet from Brooklyn. Nurkse has taught workshops at Rikers Island, and his poems about prison life appeared in The American Poetry Review, Evergreen Review, The New Yorker, and other magazines. He has taught at Columbia University, and is currently on the faculty at Sarah Lawrence College. He has translated anonymous medieval and flamenco Spanish lyric poems and has written about the Spanish pastoral poems by contemporary Giannina Braschi. He has published nine books of poetry. Alfred A. Knopf is his publisher