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Mary Jane White
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Mary Jane White is the author of the poetry collection Dragonfly. Toad. Moon. (Press 53, forthcoming 2022). Her translations of Marina Tsvetaeva appear along with original poems in Starry Sky to Starry Sky (Holy Cow! Press, 1988). She has also translated Tsvetaeva’s New Year’s: An Elegy for Rilke (Adastra Press, 2007) and After Russia: Poems of an Emigrant (bilingual edition; Adelaide Books, forthcoming 2021). Recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, one in poetry and one in translation, White is a retired trial lawyer who holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. (updated 10/2021)

AGNI has published the following translations:

Poetry
Girlfriend
By Marina Tsvetaeva
Translated from the Russian by Mary Jane White
AGNI 94 Print Only
Poetry
Café at Rapallo
By Eugenio Montale
Translated from the Italian by Mary Jane White
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