Posts Tagged: marilyn hacker

Visitations: Gwendolyn Brooks at One Hundred


A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner. ...more

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Marilyn Hacker Is No Hack


Here’s hoping more people read the concise and precise interview about translation up on Guernica between Erica Wright and Marilyn Hacker.

When we talk about someone being a prolific translator, Marilyn Hacker — who is a fantastic poet, let’s not forget that — is the poster child: “In the past five years alone, she’s brought the work of Hedi Kaddour, Guy Goffette, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Marie Etienne,” plus (as Hacker notes), Amina Saïd and Habib Tengour.