photo by Eleanor Hamilton, Seattle, USA.

Marilyn Hacker is the author of nine books, including "Winter Numbers", which received a Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Award of "The Nation" magazine and the Academy of American Poets in 1995, "Selected Poems" which was awarded the Poets' Prize in 1996, and the verse novel "Love, Death and the Changing of the Seasons". Her most recent book, "Squares and Courtyards", was published by W.W. Norton in 2000.

"A Long-Gone Sun", her translation of Claire Malroux's poem-narrative of World War II, was published by The Sheep Meadow Press (USA) in 2000. "Here There Was Once a Country", her translations of the poems of Vénus Khoury-Ghata, was published in 2001 by Oberlin College Press (USA). She lives in New York and Paris. Her new collection, "Desesperanto", will be published in the spring of 2003.

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