Poems translated by Alexis Levitin

Alexis Levitin’s translations have appeared in well over two hundred literary magazines, including American Poetry Review, Partisan Review, Grand Street, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, Kenyon Review, New Orleans Review and Catamaran. His thirty-four books include Clarice Lispector’s Soulstorm and Eugenio de Andrade’s Forbidden Words (both from New Directions). His most recent books are Salgado Maranhao’s Blood of the Sun (Milkweed Editions, 2012), Eugenio de Andrade’s The Art of Patience (Red Dragonfly Press, 2013), and Ana Minga’s Tobacco Dogs (Bitter Oleander Press, 2013).

  • The Poet in a Streetcar & The Sunflower of Rio de Onor

    Suddenly with another year fallen away
  • Some Propositions with Children | Changing the Subject

    The child is completely immersed in childhood
  • Poem of the Quotidian

    Night falls so swiftly in this part of town
  • Insomnia

    It is a stain that feeds on moons