Marilyn Hacker

Hacker Marilyn

Marilyn Hacker is the author of 13 books of poems, most recently A Stranger’s Mirror (Norton 2015), and translator of 16 collections of poems from the French, the last being Vénus Khoury-Ghata’s A Handful of Blue Earth (Liverpool University Press, 2017). Her translations from the Arabic include work by Fadwa Suleiman, Golan Haji, and Zakaria Tamer.

  • Wartime Pantoum

    Were the mountain women sold as slaves
  • The Peripheral Position of the Sun

    A young woman roars, laughs, splashes the face of a young man, nears the shore where the blinking lights of fireflies