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Translating Poets Alive

May 3, 2012 | King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center | New York City

With Yousef Komunyakaa, Charles Simic, Tracy K. Smith, and Anne Waldman, with their translators, MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish students Valerie Mejer, Claudira Mora, Edgardo Núñez Caballero, Florencia San Martín, and Kadiri Vaquer.

 

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Four seminal voices of American poetry—Yusef Komunyakaa, Charles Simic, Tracy K. Smith, and Anne Waldman—read excerpts of their work together with their translators, five students from the MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish at NYU.

Co-sponsored by New York University—King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center

 

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