"With his signature penchant for irony and impiety, the poet revels in an eccentric play of language to reveal the absurdities of the contemporary world....satisfyingly unpredictable and provocative."--Publishers Weekly
Anselm Hollo (1934-2013) authored more than forty books and was an award-winning translator. Born in Helsinki, Finland, he was fluent in German, Swedish, Finnish and English by age ten. After a decade in England writing and broadcasting for the BBC European Services, Hollo eventually settled in the United States in 1966, where he taught at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. His collection of poems, Notes on the Possibilities and Attractions of Existence, received the San Francisco Poetry Center Award.