Blood of the Sun: Poems

Blood of the Sun: Poems

by Salgado Maranhão, Alexis Levitin

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ISBN-13: 9781571318688
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publication date: 09/04/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Salgado Maranhão won Brazil’s prestigious Prêmio Jabuti in 1999 for his book Mural of the Winds. In addition to nine books of poetry, including The Snake’s Fists, The Kiss of the Beast, Tiger’s Fur, and the very recent (2010) Collected Poetry, he has written song lyrics and made recordings with some of Brazil’s leading jazz and pop musicians. Alexis Levitin’s translations of Maranhão’s poems have previously appeared in BOMB, Brasil/Brazil, Dirty Goat, Fourth River, Measure, Osiris, Per Contra, Pleiades, Sirena, Spoon River Poetry Review, Subtropics, Turnrow, Words Without Borders, and Xavier Review.

Alexis Levitin has published more than twenty-five books of translation, including eleven collections of poems by Portuguese poet Eugénio de Andrade. His translations have appeared in more than numerous anthologies and hundreds of literary journals including Grand Street, Partisan Review, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, and Prairie Schooner. He has received four grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, two Fulbright Awards, and a number of other prestigious awards and residencies. Levitin teaches in the English program at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh.

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