"Willis Barnstone has long been a fount of poetic wonder and as his output has grown, it has become a torrent. And not only in English. No one language could contain him."—The Chronicle of Higher Education
Willis Barnstone was born in Lewiston, Maine, and educated at Bowdoin College, Columbia University, and Yale University. He is also the author of Algebra of Night and 5 A.M. in Beijing also published by Sheep Meadow Press.