Marilyn Hacker

Marilyn Hacker is the author of 14 books of poems, including Blazons (2019), A Stranger’s Mirror (2015), and Names (2009), and an essay collection, Unauthorized Voices (2010). Her 16 translations of French and francophone poets include Vénus Khoury-Ghata’s A Handful of Blue Earth (2017) and Emmanuel Moses’s Preludes and Fugues (2016; Préludes et fugues, 2011). She received numerous honors, including the 2009 American PEN Award for poetry in translation for Marie Étienne’s King of a Hundred Horsemen (2008; Roi des cent cavaliers, 2002) and the 2010 PEN/Voelcker Award. She lives in Paris.


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Marilyn Hacker: Rebel Traditionalist

"Marilyn Hacker’s immaculately crafted poems of this century display depth, range, and wit." On "Blazons: New and Selected Poems, 2000–2018."...

Marilyn Hacker: Rebel Traditionalist


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