Poet Laureate of Colorado, Mary Crow is the author of nine books, five of her own poetry and four of translation. Her books of poetry include I Have Tasted the Apple, Borders, and the chapbooks The High Cost of Living, The Business of Literature, and Going Home. Deeply engaged in the work of Latin and South American poets, she is the translator of Engravings Torn From Insomnia: Selected Poems by Olga Orozco; Vertical Poetry: Recent Poems by Roberto Juarroz; From The Country of Nevermore: poems by Jorge Teillier; and translator and editor of Woman Who Has Sprouted Wings: Poems by Contemporary Latin American Women Poets. The latter won a Translation Award from Columbia University’s Translation Center. She has read her poems in Israel and the former Yugoslavia and taught creative writing at Colorado State University for many years.