Judy Halebsky

June 10, 2020 “In Halebsky’s third poetry collection Spring and a Thousand Years (Unabridged), published in2020 by University of Arkansas Press, the Tang Dynasty poets Li Bai and Du Fu encounter everydaylife in Oakland, California. In his introduction to this collection, Billy Collins writes, ‘Halebsky’sstylistic range is on full display when she switches from pureContinue reading “Judy Halebsky”

Ulalume Gonzàlez de Leòn in Translation

March 19, 2020 “Without translation, I would be limited to the borders of my own country. The translator is my most important ally. He introduces me to the world.” — Italo Calvino The translation of poetry from one language to another is a daunting, some would say impossible, task. Some words in one language mayContinue reading “Ulalume Gonzàlez de Leòn in Translation”