2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation: Molly Weigel, The Shock of the Lenders & Other Poems by Jorge Santiago Perednik (Action Books)

Weigel read,ing at the book launch in New York, May 12, 2012. Photo: Charles Bernstein

Delighted to learn that Molly and Jorge have won this award. More info  from PEN here.

Jacket2, PennSound, and the EPC have extensive resources related to this book and to Perednik's work.

•Molly Weigel's introduction to  Shock of the Lenders

Perednik at PennSound includes links to two poem videos by Ernesto Livon-Grosman, a one hour radio show with Perednik, and Livon-Grosman's film with Jorge and me reading each other's poems; Jorge reads his translation of "Dear Mr. Fanelli" and I read Molly's translation.

Obit for Perednik

The Shock of the Lenders announcement

excerpt of The Shock of the Lenders in S/N: NewWorldPoetics

•"Poetarzan" read by Jorge and Molly's  translation read by me (audio and text).

•XUL  and the The XUL Reader (Perednik's magazine) are on line here.

2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

Winner

Molly WeigelThe Shock of the Lenders & Other Poems by Jorge Santiago Perednik (Action Books)

The PEN Award for Poetry in Translation recognizes book-length translations of poetry from any language into English published in the previous calendar year and is judged by a single translator of poetry appointed by the PEN Translation Committee.

- See more at: http://www.pen.org/literature/2013-pen-award-poetry-translation#sthash.Z2W6uP4B.dpuf

2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

Winner

Molly WeigelThe Shock of the Lenders & Other Poems by Jorge Santiago Perednik (Action Books)

The PEN Award for Poetry in Translation recognizes book-length translations of poetry from any language into English published in the previous calendar year and is judged by a single translator of poetry appointed by the PEN Translation Committee.

- See more at: http://www.pen.org/literature/2013-pen-award-poetry-translation#sthash.Z2W6uP4B.dpuf

2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

Winner

 

Molly Weigel, The Shock of the Lenders & Other Poems by Jorge Santiago Perednik (Action Books)

 

The PEN Award for Poetry in Translation recognizes book-length translations of poetry from any language into English published in the previous calendar year and is judged by a single translator of poetry appointed by the PEN Translation Committee.

- See more at: http://www.pen.org/literature/2013-pen-award-poetry-translation#sthash.Z...