James Womack is a translator and writer. He has published two collections of poetry, Misprint (Carcanet, 2012) and On Trust: A Book of Lies (Carcanet, 2017). He has translated several books from Russian and Spanish, including a selection of Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poetry, ‘Vladimir Mayakovsky’ and Other Poems (2016) and one from Manuel Vilas, Heaven (2020). He is one of the editors at Calque Press. He teaches at Cambridge University.