James Reidel at the James Merrill House in 2013

James Reidel, author of My Window Seat for Arlena Twigg and other poems (Black Lawrence, 2006), will be writer in residence at the James Merrill House during the winter and spring of 2013. His expanded translation of Franz Werfel’s The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (Godine, 2012) and Werfel’s novella Pale Blue Ink in a Lady’s Hand (Godine, 2012) are now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other booksellers. He has forthcoming poems in Daniele Pantano’s new magazine em later this year.