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Mira Rosenthal

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Mira Rosenthal

Mira Rosenthal’s translations of contemporary Polish poetry have received numerous awards, including fellowships from the PEN Translation Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has been a fellow in poetry and poetry translation at the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Banff International Literary Translation Centre, and elsewhere. Her own poetry has appeared widely in journals, and her volume The Local World won the Wick Poetry Prize. She holds an MFA from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Indiana University. She was a 2011–13 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

Articles by Mira Rosenthal

The Guy Who Bought the World
By Tomasz Różycki
The guy who bought the world is out for a walkdown Thirty-seventh Street. No one in the leastsuspects that the deal just took place and the stockexchanges keep noting each little increase,ha, ha, ha.…
Translated from Polish by Mira Rosenthal
This Is My Room
By Tomasz Różycki
This is my room. The ice in the glass will melthere in a moment, will melt before the eye,and by the time the hand and fingers have feltwhat’s happening, an inkblot takes the page, dyessnippets…
Translated from Polish by Mira Rosenthal
In the Evening, Love
By Tomasz Różycki
The guy who bought the world has his five minutesand the bartender puts yet another markby his name. What is his name? The unknit wispsof sky, like in Grójec, like in Horyniec.And snow has covered…
Translated from Polish by Mira Rosenthal
A Letter to a Young Poet: On Tomasz Różycki
By Paweł Huelle
IOnce, on a long trip, I experienced an incident that was as trivial as it was enlightening. It happened that my luggage was lost for a couple of days while I was staying in a foreign city. Because I…
Translated from Polish by Mira Rosenthal
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