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The English bookstore Waterstones has included The Global Game: Writers on Soccer in a list of World Cup books recommended to their customers.  Thom co-edited this anthology with John Turnbull and Alon Raab…The journal Osiris will publish three poems by Gustaf Munch-Petersen, which Thom translated from the Danish… Thom’s poem “Quiet Days” appears in the June (Trinity 2014) issue of The Cresset.  You can read the poem here… The July issue of Modern Poetry in Translation will feature several of Thom’s translations of the Danish poet Per Aage Brandt… “The Bridge to Stoya,” Thom’s translation of a short story written by Danish author Brian P. Ørnbøl, appears in the June issue of the Irish webzine Colony … At the end of May, 2014, Thom participated in the founding seminar for the U.S./Denmark Translation Network.  The seminar was held at the Danish Consulate in New York City… The Stages, Thom’s first novel, is now available in a hardcover edition from a number of book clubs, including Book of the Month Club,  The Doubleday Book Club, Mystery Guild, and Literary Guild… Thom’s poem “Pelé at Thirteen” is included in an anthology recently published by the Sport Literature Association. You can read the poem here… New translations of the Danish poet Annemette Kure Andersen appear in Tupelo Quarterly and  Osiris… The third edition of 250 Poems: A Portable Anthology (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013) includes Thom’s poem “Question 4: Whether, Once Wounded by Love, One Ever Heals Completely?”  The poem originally appeared in his collection, Burning Wyclif.