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Thursday, September 7, 2023, 6:00PM

65 W 11th St, Wollman Hall

Poetry Book Launch and Small Press Discussion

Join Poets & Traitors Press (and founding editor and MFA poetry coordinator Val Vinokur), Johnny Lorenz, and Mia Perez for a reading and discussion about poetry and small-press publishing with Annie Kantar, their newest author/translator from Jerusalem, and the author of Means to Be Lucky: Poems and Translations.


Annie Kantar’s work has appeared in The American Literary Review, Barrow Street, Bennington Review, Birmingham Review, Cincinnati Review, Gulf Coast, Literary Imagination, On the Seawall, Plume Anthology 9, Poetry Daily, Poetry International, Rattle, Smartish Pace, Tikkun, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. Her translation from the Hebrew of With This Night, the final collection of poetry that Leah Goldberg published during her lifetime, appeared with University of Texas Press (2011), and was shortlisted for the ALTA Translation Prize. The recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and a Fulbright Scholarship, she recently published her literary translation of The Book of Job (Koren, 2021).

Presented by the Creative Writing Program at the Schools of Public Engagement.

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