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Ani Gjika
Portrait of Ani Gjika

Born and raised in Albania, Ani Gjika moved to the United States at eighteeen. She is a 2010 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow and winner of a 2010 Robert Fitzgerald Translation Prize. Her first book, Bread on Running Waters (Fenway Press, 2013), was a finalist for the 2011 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, the 2011 May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize, and the 2011 Crab Orchard Series Award. Her poems and translations have appeared in Salamander, Seneca Review, AGNI online, Linebreak, Two Lines Online, Silk Road Review, 3:AM Magazine, From the Fishouse, and elsewhere. (updated 6/2014)

AGNI has published the following translation:

Poetry
Small-Town Stations
By Luljeta Lleshanaku
Translated from the Albanian by Ani Gjika
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