Dorothy Gilbert‘s poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, the Iowa Review, Southern Lights:PEN South Anthology, the online journals Tattoo Highway and Persimmon Tree, and elsewhere. Her verse translation of the first known Arthurian romance, Erec and Enide, by the twelfth-century French writer Chretien de Troyes, won a Columbia University Translation Center Award; her new book, Marie de France: Poetry: A Norton Critical Edition, will be published in June. Parts of it have appeared in the current edition of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women. Dorothy Gilbert lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.