Dom Gabrielli  has translated widely including published works by Bataille, Leiris, and Jabes. In the early 1990s, he left the academic world to travel and devote himself to writing. Gabrielli has published two books to date: The Eyes of a Man (2009), his first book of poetry, and The Parallel Body (2010), which he recently translated into French (Les Corps Paralleles, 2012). Gabrielli travels extensively from his home in Salento, Italy, where he produces extra virgin olive oil.