Mira Rosenthal’s first book of poems, The Local World, received the Wick Poetry Prize. Her second book of translations, Polish poet Tomasz Różycki’s Colonies, won the Northern California Book Award and was shortlisted for numerous other prizes, including the International Griffin Poetry Prize. A past fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and Stanford University’s Stegner Program, Rosenthal publishes regularly in such journals as Ploughshares, Poetry, Harvard Review, PN Review, A Public Space, and Oxford American. Her honors include the PEN Translation Fund Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, a MacDowell Colony Residency, and a grant from the American Council of Learned Societies.
Star Vehicle: On Translating Poetry
Polish poet Tomasz Różycki reflects on his craft of translation, in an essay translated by Mira Rosen-thal....