CARSTEN RENÉ NIELSEN is a Danish poet and the author of eleven books of poetry and one book of flash fiction. Three books have been published in the United States: The World Cut Out with Crooked Scissors (selected prose poems, New Issues 2007), House Inspections (prose poems, BOA Editions 2011) and Forty-One Objects (prose poems, The Bitter Oleander Press 2019), all translated by the American poet David Keplinger. In the United States his poems have been featured in several magazines, among them The Paris Review, Circumference, Agni, Two Lines, and Copper Nickel.