Browsing Archive: January, 2013

Anselm Hollo, 1934-2013

Posted by Ken Edwards on Thursday, January 31, 2013, In : writing 


Sad to report this morning that poet, teacher and translator Anselm Hollo has died, aged 78.

I never actually met Anselm, but we corresponded extensively during the editing and production of Five From Finland in 2000-01 - his translations of five contemporary poets from his native Finland. He was good to work with. 

He was also a very considerable influence on poetry in English (his chosen language) on both sides of the Atlantic from the 1960s onward.


Read Tom Raworth's obituary of Anselm in The...
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