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Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.


Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse

Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse served as the founding Chair of the English Department at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, from 2011–13. While there, she introduced translation workshops and is now working to assemble a comprehensive anthology of classical and contemporary Kurdish poems in translation. She received her MFA at Warren Wilson and a masters in English education from the University of Virginia.

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