Poet and translator Peter Cole was born in Paterson, New Jersey. Coeditor of Ibis Editions, he has taught at institutions such as Yale University, Wesleyan University, and Middlebury College. Cole divides his time between Jerusalem and New Haven, Connecticut.
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