Carolyn Forché

Carolyn Forché is an American poet, editor and human rights advocate. Among her many books are: Gathering the Tribes, The Country Between Us and Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. Her memoir is The Horse on Our Balcony. She is a noted translator with books published on the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish and Claribel Alegria. She has taught at major universities and colleges all over the U.S.


Date Recorded Program Title Handle
1985: 11/22 Poems & Commentary on El Salvador CULT028