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Roger Greenwald

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ROGER GREENWALD attended The City College of New York and the Poetry Project workshop at St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, then completed graduate degrees at the University of Toronto. He has won two CBC Literary Awards, the Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Award, and many awards for translations from Scandinavian languages. He has published two books of poems: Connecting Flight and Slow Mountain Train. For much fuller information, please visit www.rogergreenwald.org .

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Publications

Connecting Flight (poems). Williams-Wallace, 1993
Slow Mountain Train (poems). Tiger Bark Press, 2015
Through Naked Branches: Selected Poems of Tarjei Vesaas, Revised Edition. Black Widow Press, 2018
North in the World: Selected Poems of Rolf Jacobsen. University of Chicago Press, 2002; 2015
Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding. Black Widow Press, 2014

Awards

CBC Radio / Saturday Night Literary Award (poetry), 1994
CBC Literary Award (First Prize, travel literature), 2003
The American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Prize, 1990
The Inger Sjöberg Translation Prize (American-Scandinavian Foundation), 1995
The American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Prize, 1996
The Lewis Galantière Award (American Translators Association) for North in the World: Selected Poems of Rolf Jacobsen, 2004
The Harold Morton Landon Translation Award (Academy of American Poets) for Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding, 2015
The Gwendolyn MacEwen Poetry Award for Suite of poems in Exile Magazine, 2018
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