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.
Swedish poet Gunnar Harding has published 13 volumes of poetry since 1969. Guarding the Air, translated, edited and introduced by Roger Greenwald, is the first large selection of his poetry to be published in English. Published by Black Widow Press, this attractive volume includes line drawings by the poet.