Marilyn Hacker

University of Michigan Press author Marilyn Hacker wins Argana International Poetry Award

by Trade Marketing February 14, 2012

The Press congratulates Marilyn Hacker, author of Unauthorized Voices: Essays on Poets and Poetry, 1987 – 2009 (2010), for winning the 2011 Argana International Poetry Award. The honor, bestowed by Morocco’s Bayt Achiir (House of Poetry), was created in 2002 as a symbol of poetic friendship. Morocco World News reports that in a statement Bayt Achiir said it was “keen to explore, by granting the award to Hacker, new horizons and establish openness to other poetry experiences in today’s world.” An acclaimed poet, translator, and editor, Hacker has been the recipient of many awards, including the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, two Lambda Literary Awards, […]

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UM Press celebrates 35th anniversary of the Poets on Poetry series

by Trade Marketing December 22, 2010

As 2011 approaches, the University of Michigan Press prepares to don its party hat for the 35th anniversary of Poets on Poetry. The series is a collection of critical works by contemporary poets, along with the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation, conceived in 1976 by poet, editor, and critic Donald Hall. The series editors are currently Marilyn Hacker and Annie Finch, and the series is overseen by UM Press editor Ellen Bauerle, producing three to five volumes a year. In the past 35 years, Hall's vision for the series has been […]

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