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“Three Poems” Presents: Garth Greenwell

“Three Poems” Presents: Garth Greenwell

We recently discovered Three Poems, a video project by Max Freeman of Unusually Fine, a New York-based photography studio. The first video in the series presents poet and novelist Garth Greenwell, who we are in the process of interviewing.  Whether writing poetry or fiction, he has a voice all his own — utterly contemporary, yet oddly timeless.  Greenwell’s poems have […]

An Evening with Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky

An Evening with Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky

On a magical night among the Buddhas at the San Diego Museum of Art, Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky read their own works of art for the 2011 Summer Salon Series curated by K. Lorraine Graham. Here are some special moments from the reading. (The text to two of Kaminsky’s poems appears below the audio links.)     Katie Farris […]

Author Audio: Nikola Madzirov

Author Audio: Nikola Madzirov

Click on the links below to hear Nikola Madzirov read from his translated poetry collection, Remnants of Another Age, performed at San Diego State University, April 2011. Read our interview with Madzirov here.   I Don’t Know Shadows Pass Us By Before We Were Born Usual Summer Nightfall When Someone Goes Away Everything That’s Been Done Comes Back The Hands […]

Discovering International Writers at The Center for the Art of Translation

Discovering International Writers at The Center for the Art of Translation

“The Center aims to promote a truly global community, creating a world where writers and readers can cross both boundaries of borders and of language.” The San Francisco-based Center for the Art of Translation (catranslation.org) is a rich resource to visit online and in person. Since 1994 the Center has published TWO LINES, an annual anthology featuring international poetry and […]

Author Audio & Profile: Nikola Madzirov

Author Audio & Profile: Nikola Madzirov

From my father I learned to believe in doubt, and from communism I learned to doubt in believing. Recently, we interviewed Nikola Madzirov about his latest collection of poems translated from Macedonian into English, Remnants of Another Age. Read the interview here. We also had the chance to hear Madzirov read from Remnants. Click on the links below to hear […]