Discipline: Poet

Patty Crane

Discipline: Poet
Region: Windsor, Massachusetts
MacDowell fellowships: 2011, 2019

Patty Crane is a poet and translator whose book reviews, essays, and award-winning poetry have been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Bright Scythe, her translations of Swedish poet and Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer, was recently released to much acclaim. “The best English translation of Tranströmer,” according to The New York Times. Crane worked on the collection in Calderwood Studio. Her translations have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, PEN Poetry Series, American Poetry Review, Blackbird, Poetry Daily, Trafika Europe, and elsewhere. She lives in the Berkshires.

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Bell I Wake To

When December 12, 2019 at 5:30 – 7:00 PM
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Patty Crane worked in the Calderwood studio.

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