Alumna poet and translator to give October 11 reading in Cambridge

Barbara Siegel Carlson (’90) will read from her new poetry collection, Once in Every Language (Kelsey Books), on Wednesday, October 11, at Porter Square Books, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA. 

CarlsonBarbara is also the author of Fire Road (2013), co-translator with Ana Jelnikar of Look Back, Look Ahead: Selected Poems of Srecko Kosoveland (2010), and has co-edited an anthology of poems and interviews with Slovene poets, A Bridge of Voices: Contemporary Slovene Poets and Poetry with VCFA faculty poet Richard Jackson (due out in 2017 from Bridges Press). 

"It took me years to get my first book out and now this is my second. I'm so grateful to VCFA for putting me in the path of my passion and feeling it's always there as a supportive community," Barbara says

Barbara lives in Carver, Massachusetts and says she loves to meet other people from the VCFA community. See more at