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Roger Greenwald

Roger Greenwald

Roger Greenwald is an American poet and translator. He is the author of three books of poems, most recently The Half-Life (Tiger Bark, 2020) and Slow Mountain Train (Tiger Bark, 2015). His poetry has appeared in Pleiades, Copper Nickel, The Massachusetts Review, AGNI, and Stand Magazine. He received the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Prize from Exile Magazine and has won many awards for his translations from Scandinavian languages. His English translation of Tarjei Vesaas’s poetry, Through Naked Branches, was published in in 2000 by the Princeton University Press. He is also the editor and translator of Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding (Black Widow Press, 2014), the first large selection of Harding’s poems to appear in English. He currently lives in Canada. (updated 10/2020)

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AGNI has published the following translations:

The Same Old Rain by Adda Djørup (AGNI 65)
Selected Exercises in Case Law II by Cathrine Grøndahl (AGNI 65)

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