Want Some Transtomer?

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Tomas Transtomer, that is, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Blackbird, an online journal, has his 1996 book, Sorrow Gondola, available on their website at the link above. The translations are by Patty Crane, and there’s a bunch of other goodies there as well.


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →