Peter Filkins

Peter Filkins is an award-winning translator and poet. He has translated Darkness Spoken: The Collected Poems of Ingeborg Bachmann, as well as H.G. Adler’s Shoah trilogy: The Journey, Panorama, and The Wall. He has received an Outstanding Translation Award from the American Literary Translators Association, a Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin, and a Distinguished Translation Award from the Austrian Ministry. His poems, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in The N.Y. Times Book Review, the L.A. Times Book Review, The American Scholar, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Poetry, and numerous other publications. He teaches translation and literature at Bard College.

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