About > Our People > Authors > Roger Greenwald

Roger Greenwald

Roger Greenwald

Roger Greenwald is an American poet and translator who grew up in New York and lives in Toronto. 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 such journals as Pleiades, Copper Nickel, The Massachusetts Review, and Stand Magazine. He received the 2018 Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Prize from Exile Magazine and has won many awards for his translations from Scandinavian languages, which include North in the World: Selected Poems of Rolf Jacobsen (University of Chicago Press, 2002), Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding (Black Widow Press, 2014), and Through Naked Branches: Selected Poems of Tarjei Vesaas (Black Widow, 2018). (updated 1/2021)

Photo credit: Alf Magne Heskja

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)

AGNI has published the following work:


Back to top