Paul Legault's book, The Madeleine Poems, received the 2009 Omnidawn Poetry Prize and will be published by Omnidawn in September 2010. His "English-to-English" translation of Emily Dickinson's poetry, The Emily Dickinson Reader, vol. 1, is currently available from Try and Make. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Southern California and his M.F.A. from the University of Virginia. He currently lives with his husband in Brooklyn, New York and works at the Academy of American Poets.