IAWA Literary reading and open mic
March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FEATURING LAURA KLINKON AND MICHAEL PALMA: a night of translations and original poetry
Laura Klinkon’s poetry collections include Trying to Find You, Kitchen Abrasives, and Looking Askance. Her translation of Edna St.Vincent Millay’s sonnets, The Silent Lyre/La Lira Silente was published in 2018. Born in Sicily, she has worked in Washington, D.C., New York, and Rochester, N.Y. as an editor, writer, and translator.
Michael Palma’s poetry collections include A Fortune in Gold and Begin in Gladness. He has published eighteen translations of modern Italian poets and a fully rhymed translation of Dante’s Inferno (reprinted as a Norton Critical Edition). His most recent book is Faithful in My Fashion: Essays on the Translation of Poetry.