jue 26 Nov 2015

Evening of poetry with Marilyn Hacker

por Iria Torres García

Evening of poetry with Marilyn Hacker

Poet and translator Marilyn Hacker (Longlisted for the National Book Award in 2015) will be reading her poetry and prose poems at the International Institute on November 26, 20:00 pm. Live music by Jennifer Macauley will be performed before the event.

The International Institute in Spain (IIE) holds an encounter with American poet Marilyn Hacker where she will be reading some of her poems. The event is public and free, and refreshments will be offered to the assistants. 

Jennifer Macauley will open the act with a musical performance at 19:30, and after the reading Hacker will sign books on sale from Pasajes Bookshop with a 5% discount.

Time and venue:

November 26, 19:30 pm
Theatre of the Instituto Internacional (International Institute). 

Calle Miguel Ángel, 8. Madrid


Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A Stranger’s Mirror (Norton, 2015), Names (Norton, 2010), and Desesperanto(Norton, 2003), an essay collection, Unauthorized Voices (Michigan, 2010), and thirteen collections of translations of French and Francophone poets including Emmanuel Moses, Marie Etienne, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Habib Tengour and Rachida Madani. DiaspoRenga, a collaborative sequence written with the Palestinian-American poet Deema Shehabi, was published by Holland Park Press in 2014.

Her awards include the National Book Award, the Lenore Marshall Prize in 1995 for Winter Numbers, two Lambda Literary Awards, the 2009 PEN award for poetry in translation, the 2010 PEN Voelcker Award and the international Argana Prize for Poetry from the Beit as-Sh’ir/ House of Poetry in Morocco in 2011. She lives in Paris.(http://www.nationalbook.org)

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