Peter Thompson is professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at Roger Williams University. He has edited two widely used anthologies of francophone literature, and edits Ezra: An Online Journal of Translation (www.ezratranslation.com). Poetry books include Late Liveries, Shades and The Angle of Incidence. Song lyrics include Daybreak and New Words. His novel is Winter Light. He is the translator of Khatibi’s Tattooed Memory, Nassira Azzouz’s The Gates of The Sun, Véronique Tadjo’s Red Earth, Léon-Paul Fargue’s Poëmes, Abdelkader Djemaï’s Father/Son, and several works by Nabile Farès, including Hearing Your Story, A Passenger From The West, and the recently released Discovery of the New World, a trilogy of novels including The Olive Grove, Memory and the Missing, and Exile and Helplessness.