Other literary forms
Carolyn Forché (fohr-SHAY) has provided translations of the poems of Central American writers Claribel Alegría (Flowers from the Volcano, 1982; Sorrow, 1999) and, working with William Kulik, Robert Desnos (The Selected Poems of Robert Desnos, 1991). In addition, she wrote the text for a series of photographs of El Salvador, covering the period from 1979 to 1982, in El Salvador: The Work of Thirty Photographers (1983). Her essays, reviews, and poems have appeared in major publications, including The New York Times Book Review, Atlantic, Ms., American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Antaeus, and Virginia Quarterly Review. Forché edited the influential anthology Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) and coedited Writing Creative Nonfiction: Instruction and Insights from Teachers of the Associated Writing Programs (2001) with Philip Gerard. She translated and edited the collection by Mahmoud Darwish, Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems (2003), with Munir Akash.