Marilyn Hacker is a distinguished poet and translator. Over a forty year career, she has published numerous poetry collections including Presentation Piece, Going Back to the River, Winter Numbers, Desperanto, Names, and A Stranger’s Mirror. She has been the recipient of the National Book Award, The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, the Lambda Literary Award among others. She has published award-winning translations of work including that of Marie Etienne, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, and Claire Malroux among many others. She currently lives in Paris.