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”

Four Poets for March beginning with Jane Hirshfield

March 4, 2020 As you all know by now, many of the poets and publishers who were scheduled to appear at the AWP conference in San Antonio this week have had to cancel due to concerns about the Coronavirus. It’s possible that by the time you read this post, the entire conference may be shutContinue reading “Four Poets for March beginning with Jane Hirshfield”

Responses to Charles Cote and Learning the Blog Biz

As I mentioned in my first entry last month, I’m new at blogging and will learn as I go. Hopefully, it won’t take too long before I can at least fake my way into something that looks like its supposed to look. “Just LOOK intelligent,” my mother told me as a child. I’ll try. ResponsesContinue reading “Responses to Charles Cote and Learning the Blog Biz”