Clare Cavanagh is associate professor of Slavic and Gender Studies at Northwestern University. With Stanislaw Baranczak, she translated Wislawa Szymborska's View with a Grain of Sand and Poems New and Collected; she is also the translator of Adam Zagajewski's Mysticism for Beginners, Another Beauty, and Without End: Selected Poems. Cavanagh's work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and other periodicals. She has received the PMLA William Riley Parker Prize and a Guggenheim grant for her work on Russian and Polish poetry. She is currently at work on Czeslaw Milosz: A Biography, forthcoming from Farrar Straus Giroux.