Today's poem is "Yannis Ritsos"

from Chelsea

Guy Goffette is the author of six books of poems. Un manteau de fortune, from which these poems are taken, was published by Gallimard in 2001 and received the Grand Prix de Poesie de l'Academie Francaise. Poems of his, in Marilyn Hacker's translations, have appeared in New Letters, The New England Review, The Paris Review, PN Review, and Triquarterly.

Marilyn Hacker is the author of nine books of poems, most recently Deseperanto (W. W. Norton, 2003), and of three recent books of translations: Claire Malroux's A Long Gone Sun (Sheep Meadow Press, 2000), Here There Was Once a Country by Venus Khoury-Ghata (Oberlin, 2001), and She Says, also by Venus Khoury-Ghata (Graywolf, 2003).

About Chelsea:
Poets in this issue: Elena Karina Byrne, Chris Crittenden, Michelle Detorie, Malcom Farley, Nicole Johnson, Mia Leonin, Gerard Malanga, Ander Monson, G. Michael Palmer, Jillian Weise, Leopoldo Attolico, Emanuel di Pasquale, Caius Valerius Catullus, Michelle Auerbach, Luis Cernuda, Stephen Kessler, Guy Goffette, Marilyn Hacker, Oscar Hahn, James Hoggard, Takenishi Hiroko, Lawrence Rogers, Mario Moroni, Emanuel di Pasquale

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Chelsea * P.O. Box 773 * /Cooper Station * New York, NY 10276-0773
Poetry Editor: Emanuel di Pasquale

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