Samantha Pious

is a translator, poet, editor, and medievalist with a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. Her translations of Renée Vivien are available as A Crown of Violets (Headmistress Press, 2017); her poetry collection, Sappho Is Dead, is forthcoming, as are her translations of Christine de PIzan’s One Hundred Ballades of a Lover and His Lady and “Lady’s Lay.” Individual poems and translations have appeared in Ancient Exchanges, Doublespeak, e.ratio, The Gay & Lesbian Review, Lavender Review, Mezzo Cammin, and other journals.