Taije Silverman

Taije Silverman (San Francisco, 1974) is an American poet, translator, and teacher. She has lived in different cities in the United States including Houston, Berkeley, Atlanta, New York, D.C., Ithaca, Princeton, and Charlottesville. Her first book of poems, Houses Are Fields, was published in 2009. It takes its title from a translated phrase in Antigone. Poems written since the book can be found in journals like Ploughshares, Poetry, The Harvard Review, Pleiades, Five Points, and Agni and at http://brooklynpoets.org/poet/taije-silverman/. She has been awarded the W.K. Rose Fellowship, the Emory University Poetry Fellowship, and a Fulbright Research Scholarship, as well as several residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and prizes from the Academy of American Poets. Silverman translates Italian poetry, and she teaches poetry and translation at the University of Pennsylvania.