- Idra Novey
Idra Novey is the author of Exit, Civilian, a 2011 National Poetry Series selection, and The Next Country, a finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Award in poetry.
She has received awards from the Poetry Society of America, Poets & Writers Magazine, and the PEN Translation Fund.
Her recent translations include Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H. She’s taught in the Bard College Prison Initiative, at NYU, and in Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
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