Vincent Katz is a poet, translator, and teacher. He is the author of eleven books of poetry and two books of translation, and his criticism has been published in numerous books, catalogues, and journals. He curated an exhibition on Black Mountain College for the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid and is the editor of Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art, published by MIT Press in 2002, with a second printing scheduled for spring 2013. He is the translator of The Complete Elegies of Sextus Propertius (Princeton, 2004) and the author of Alcuni Telefonini, a book of poems in collaboration with painter Francesco Clemente, published by Granary Books in 2008. Katz is the publisher of the poetry and arts journal VANITAS and of Libellum books. He teaches in the MFA program in art criticism and writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he recently taught a course entitled Investigating Interdisciplinarity.
Vincent Katz, Vienna, 2010, photo by Vivien Bittencourt.