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“One-Way” Look at the World

Toronto publisher Book Thug has just released Roger Greenwald’s translation of Picture World, a book-length poem in 24 parts by Danish poet Niels Frank. A sequence of poems with a strong visual basis, Frank’s poetry is “by turns funny and serious, ironic and sincere, droll and sly, conversational and playfully inventive.”
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2010 PEN Literary Awards

Rika Lesser was a runner-up for the 2010 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, in recognition of her translation of Mozart’s Third Brain by Göran Sonnevi (Yale University Press). Here’s a complete list of this year’s award winners.
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