Jen Hofer Wins The 2012 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

Jen_Hofer_Author_Photo_2Jen Hofer, translator of Negro Marfil / Ivory Black by Myriam Moscona is awarded the 2012 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, as judged by Christian Hawkey.

Hawkey cites, “Myriam Moscona’s Negro Marfil, translated by Jen Hofer, is a small miracle of writing, translation, book design, and graphic art, in part because it sets all these modes of writing and making in dialogue, in motion.”

Read the full announcement from PEN here.



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