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Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
Portrait of Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
Photo credit: Margarita Corporan

Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello is the author of Hour of the Ox (University of Pittsburgh, 2016), which won the Donald Hall Prize for Poetry, and the translator, with E. J. Koh, of Yi Won’s The World’s Lightest Motorcycle (Zephyr Press, 2021), which won the Literature Translation Institute of Korea’s Grand Prize. Her work has appeared in Best New PoetsThe Best Small FictionsKenyon Review Online, AGNI, The New York Times, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from Kundiman, the Knight Foundation, and the American Literary Translators Association. She serves as co-founder of the Adoptee Literary Festival, co-leader of PEN America’s South Florida Chapter, and a program coordinator for Miami Book Fair. (updated 10/2023)

AGNI has published the following work:

AGNI has published the following translation:

by Yi Won
Translated from the Korean by E. J. Koh and Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
AGNI 94 Print Only
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