Andrew Shields

Andrew Shields * 1964 in Detroit, Michigan. He has lived in Basel, Switzerland, since 1995. His published translations include books by Michael Krüger, Dieter M. Gräf, and Ilma Rakusa, as well as the correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger. He has also translated individual poems and groups of poems by many other contemporary German poets into English. In 2004, he received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in the United States to translate poems by the French poet Jacques Réda. His own poetry has been published in many journals and in the art chapbook Cabinet d’Amateur (Cologne: Darling Publications, 2005, with German translations by Ulrike Draesner and photographs by Claudio Moser). (2006)


Winter 2011 (Issue 06), Ginger-Blossom Space
Winter 2006 (Issue 01), The Tree
Winter 2006 (Issue 01), Hand Lines