Circumference is a journal whose mission is to support poetry in translation; primarily translations of new work from around the globe, new visions of classical poems, translations of foreign language poets of the past who have fallen under the radar of American readers, and pieces that illuminate translation as a vibrant, necessary interaction. Through our website we facilitate conversations about international literature and translation in real-time, and promote dialogues that enliven our sense of what it means to bring new work into English.


Editors: Elizabeth Clark Wessel, Sam Ross, & Hilary Vaughn Dobel
Contributing Editors: Iris Cushing & Julia Guez
Development Editor: Josh Edwin
Designer: Mårten Wessel
Podcast Editor: Montana Ray


Founding Editors: Stefania Heim & Jennifer Kronovet 


Advisory Board
Joshua Beckman
Brett Fletcher Lauer
Rosmarie Waldrop
Eliot Weinberger
Jeffrey Yang


Circumference is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization.