Timothy Houghton has just had his 6th collection of poems published as a bilingual (English/Italian) edition: The Internal Distance (Selected Poems 1989-2012). The publisher is Mimesis Edizioni, an imprint of the academic Italian press Hebenon (Milan). The translators are Luigi Fontanella and Annalissa Macchia. Luigi Fontanella has published 30 books (14 of poetry) and 90 scholarly articles and is Professor of Italian at Stony Brook, where he is editor of Gradiva, the international journal of Italian poetry; he also wrote the introduction to the book. Annalisa Macchia is author of several Italian books of poetry and prose and has translated the work of John Ciardi and Mark Strand; her work has also appeared in Gradiva.