Poetry. Art. Translation. REPEAT AFTER ME comprises sixteen new poems—including translations from Mallarmé, Boris Pasternak and Alexander Pushkin—by Bill Berkson, accompanied by watercolor images by the painter John Zurier. "To you, / one of very few / good excuses / ever given / for life on Earth." John Zurier is a painter who has lived in Berkeley, CA, since 1974. He is current Eminent Adjunct Professor at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2010.
Author City: San Francisco, CA USA
Born in New York, Bill Berkson is a poet, art critic, and teacher. Formerly a professor of liberal arts at the San Francisco Art Institute, he lives in San Francisco and New York.