Poems translated by Idra Novey

Idra Novey is the author of Exit, Civilian, selected by Patricia Smith for the National Poetry Series and a Best Book of 2012 by Cold Front Magazine and The Volta. She is also the author of The Next, Country (Alice James Books, 2008), a finalist for the ForeWord Book of the Year Award in poetry. Her poems have been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, in Poetry, the Paris Review, Slate, and elsewhere. Her most recent translation is Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H. (New Directions and Penguin UK, 2012). She currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.

  • To Manuel Bandeira | To Hilda Hilst | To Adélia Prado

    The girls are still   a d o r a b l e
  • In the Waiting Room | City of Bridges

    Light poured