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George McWhirter
Portrait of George McWhirter

George McWhirter was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1939 and came to Canada in 1966. He translates from Spanish and has had a long association with Mexican poets José Emilio Pacheco, Homero Aridjis, and Gabriel Zaid. In 1998 he won the League of Canadian Poets Canadian Chapbook Prize for Ovid in Saskatchewan. (updated 2002)

AGNI has published the following translation:

Poetry
Sepharad, 1492
By Homero Aridjis
Translated from the Spanish by Homero Aridjis and George McWhirter
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