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Stephen Kessler

Stephen Kessler's versions of Spanish and Latin American writers have appeared widely in books, magazines and anthologies since the mid-1970s. His most recent books of translations include a new version of Pablo Neruda's "Alturas de Machu Picchu" in Machu Picchu (Bulfinch); Aphorisms by César Vallejo (Green Integer); Save Twilight, selected poems of Julio Cortázar (City Lights); and Written in Water: The Prose Poems of Luis Cernuda (City Lights). He was also a major contributor of translations to the Selected Poems of Borges (Penguin) and The Essential Neruda (City Lights). His most recent books of original poetry are After Modigliani and Tell It to the Rabbis (Creative Arts). He edits The Redwood Coast Review in Northern California.

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