Interview by John Wisniewski HOME When did you begin writing, Victoria? The earliest record of my writing poems is in elementary school. I also used to write short stories then too as part of our school writing contests (they made us all do it and everyone won something). I really think that started me writing.
Poet, translator, and editor Rosmarie Waldrop has been a forceful presence in American and international poetry for over forty years. Born in Germany in 1935, Waldrop studied literature and musicology at the University of Würzburg and the University of Freiburg before immigrating to the United States in the late 1950s. She received a PhD from