Clare Sullivan is a professor of Spanish at the University of Louisville where she teaches poetry and translation. In 2010, she received an NEA Translation Projects grant to translate Natalia Toledo’s poetry. The resulting work, The Black Flower and Other Zapotec Poems (Phoneme Media, 2015), was short-listed for the Best Translated Book Award. Her translation of Alejandro Tarrab’s Litane was published by Cardboard House Press in 2017.
Two poems by Natalia Toledo, in trilingual translation (Zapotec to Spanish to English)