Nathaniel Tarn

Nathaniel Tarn is a poet, translator (Neruda, Segalen, younger French and Latin American poets), editor (Cape Editions & Cape Goliard), critic/essayist (“The Embattled Lyric”) and anthropologist (Highland Guatemala; Buddhist Institutions, etc.). He has some thirty-five publications in these disciplines – the latest of which are “Selected Poems: 1950-2000” (Wesleyan); “Scandals in the House of Birds: Priests and Shamans on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala” (Marsilio); “Ins and Outs of the Forest Rivers” (New Directions.) Research Travel in all continents and in all the fifty States has informed his work from the beginning. He lives Northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, with amateur interests in Birds and Plants, Gardening, Manifold Infantile Collecting, Opera, Aviation history, Buddhism and Marxism.

Nathaniel Tarn Reading

Nathaniel Tarn Conversation