Poetry Prize to Greenwald for Translations of Gunnar Harding

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 American Poets Prizes, which are among the most valuable poetry prizes in the United States. Roger Greenwald’s translation of Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding (Black Widow Press, 2014) has won the HAROLD MORTON LANDON TRANSLATION AWARD. Founded in […]

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Strindberg Chamber Plays in NYC

August Strindberg Repertory Theatre is staging two more of Strindberg’s late chamber plays, The Storm and Burnt House, in new translations by Robert Greer. The plays will be performed in rep during the month of October at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street in the East Village). The Storm, a remarkable picture of old […]

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Dagerman Play in Staged Reading

Stig Dagerman (1923-1954) was a literary sensation in postwar Sweden. In 1947, he meets Viennese-Jewish intellectual Etta Federn in her hotel room in Paris. They become friends. Or do they? Federn worships her dead son, a hero in the French Resistance. But how does she treat her other son, who is still alive? Dagerman witnesses […]

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