Lillian Vallee

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Lillian Vallee is an award-winning translator, writer and scholar who served an apprenticeship with Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz.  Her most recent essays appear in The Invisible Rope and The Devil’s Punchbowl, and her most recent poems in Collision I, II & III; and in More Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets.  She writes a popular monthly column, “Rivers of Birds, Forests of Tule:  Central Valley Nature and Culture in Season,” which documents her bioregional passions.  She is currently preparing two books for publication, Bear with a Cross:  Primordial Tradition in the work of Czeslaw Milosz and a novel, Crane Season.


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