Pierre Alferi is the author of over 15 novels and books of poetry as well as three volumes of philosophy/essay. He has also worked extensively in film and the short ciné-poème form, and co-founded the influential Revue de littérature générale(1990-1996). His diverse translations include works by John Donne, Meyer Shapiro, Giorgio Agamben, and many others. Born in 1963, he graduated from the École Normale Supérieur, rue d’Ulm with a doctoral thesis on Guillaume d’Ockham. After a period at the Villa Médicis, he returned to France. He has taught at the ENSBA in Lyon, and currently teaches at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Kate Lermitte Campbell: Kate Lermitte Campbell recently completed a DPhil at Oxford University. The title
of her thesis was Thought, Perception and the Creative Act: A Study of the Work of Four Contemporary French Poets: Pierre Alferi, Valère Novarina, Anne Portugal and Christophe Tarkos.’ She lives and works in Paris.