Marilyn Hacker

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Marilyn Hacker

Marilyn Hacker is the author of twelve books of poems, including Names (W. W. Norton), Essays on Departure (Carcanet Press, UK), and Desesperanto (W. W. Norton). Her essay collection, Unauthorized Voices, was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2010. Her ten volumes of translations from the French include Marie Etienne’s King of a Hundred Horsemen (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), which received the 2009 American PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. For her own work, she was awarded the PEN/Voelcker Award for poetry in 2010. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She lives in Paris.

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