Michael Thomas Taren’s poetry has been published in Colorado Review. His translations of Tomaž Šalamun's work appear in the anthologies 7 Poets, 4 Days, 1 Book (Trinity University Press, 2009) and Slovene Sampler(Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008), as well as in journals, including Chicago Review, A Public Space, Poetry ReviewFulcrumColorado ReviewNinth LetterjubilatPoetry London, and Circumference. Taren is a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop.