Contributors: Translator

Charles Cantalupo

Charles Cantalupo has published two books of translations of Reesom Haile’s poetry:  We Have Our Voice (2000) and We Invented the Wheel (2002), both by Red Sea Press.  With Ghirmai Negash, he has also published Who Needs a Story: Contemporary Eritrean Poetry in Tigrinya, Tigre, and Arabic (Hdri Publishers, 2005).  The author of War and Peace in Eritrean Poetry (Mkuki na Nyota, 2010), Cantalupo has a new memoir:  Joining Africa: From Anthills to Asmara (Michigan State University Press, 2012).  He is Distinguished Professor of English, African Studies, and Comparative Literature at Penn State.