We’re excited to share with you today an excerpt from the poetry collection the bodies that never fit us well by the Romanian poet and editor Daniel D. Marin, translated by Liana Andreasen. These poems introduce the reader to the mysterious Mr. R and other misfit characters who populate an imaginary world of the “bodies […]
Today, we’re excited to share a selection of new translations of Romanian poetry: an excerpt from The God’s Orbit by Aura Christi translated by Adam J. Sorkin and Petru Iamandi, as well as several poems by Traian T. Coșovei translated by Adam J. Sorkin and Andreea Iulia Scridon. These poems have in common the searing language with which they confront either the divinity in the case of Christi’s poems, or the human existence in Coșovei’s unforgettable verse.
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New Translations of Romanian Poetry
—Claudia Serea and Loren Kleinman