Anthony Opal (b. 1983) is a poet, translator, and editor. His books include Action (2014), Procession (2020), and The Roof Above Our Heads (2021), as well as translations of Hatano Soha, Taneda Santoka, Kobayashi Issa, Yosa Buson, Matsuo Basho, and a linguistic survey of the Book of Jonah. His work has appeared in various magazines and journals, including Boston Review, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Notre Dame Review, and Poetry. He received an MFA from Northwestern University and currently lives in Chicago, IL, where he edits The Economy Magazine + Press