Collins, Martha

Martha Collins teaches at Oberlin College, where she edits FIELD, and founded the University of Massachusetts-Boston creative writing program. Her fourth book of poems, Some Things Words Can Do (Sheep Meadow), appeared in 1998. She co-translated, with the author, The Women Carry River Water (UMass, 1997), a collection of poems by Vietnamese poet Nguyen Quang Thieu, which won an award from the American Literary Translators Association in 1998. (2002)