Jonathan Galassi

Cindy Seip

Jonathan Galassi is the president and publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He is also a translator of poetry – including the works of the Italian poets Giacomo Leopardi and Eugenio Montale – and a poet himself. His own work has been published in literary journals and magazines including Threepenny Review, The New Yorker, The Nation, and the Poetry Foundation website. Past roles include serving as the poetry editor for The Paris Review for 10 years, and being an honorary chairman of the Academy of American Poets. In The FSG Poetry Anthology (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), Galassi examines the work of many of the 125 poets whom FSG has published in its 75-year history, including Seamus Heaney, Ishion Hutchinson, Pablo Neruda, Derek Walcott, and Adam Zagajewski.