The Poet and the Poem
Featured Barbara Goldberg
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Barbara Goldberg, poet, translator and speechwriter, is the author of 6 prize-winning books of poetry, including the Felix Pollak Poetry Prize for The Royal Baker's Daughter. Her Breaking & Entering: New and Selected Poems appeared in 2022, and was one of 35 books featured by the Kirkus Review. Her book Transformation: The Poetry of Translation received the Valentin Krustev Award. The recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as awards in translation and fiction, she has also translated and edited several anthologies of contemporary Israel poetry. Her work appears in the Paris Review, Poetry, American Poetry Review, the Gettysburg Review, and elsewhere. As Series Editor of the International Editions for the Word Works, she has selected for publication poets translated from the Kurdish, Ancient Greek and Croatian, the latter of which was shortlisted for ALTA's 2021 National Translation Award.