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Powell's Books Presents Richard Zenith in Conversation With Patricio Ferrari

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Aug 4, 2021 03:27 PM

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Richard Zenith
Richard Zenith is an acclaimed translator and literary critic. His translations include Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet and Fernando Pessoa and Co.: Selected Poems, which won the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. The recipient of Portugal’s Pessoa Prize, Zenith lives in Lisbon, Portugal.
Patricio Ferrari
Argentinian-born Patricio Ferrari has translated poetry from French (Alejandra Pizarnik), Portuguese (Fernando Pessoa, António Osório), English (Frank Stanford, Laynie Browne), and Hindi (Vidrohi). A polyglot, his work as a poet, editor, and translator bridges a life between languages. He edited two journals in the U.S. on Pessoa’s English writings (Tagus Press & Gávea Brown) and published eight editions of Pessoa’s works including the first critical edition of his Poèmes français [French Poems] (Paris, Editions de la Différence, 2014) and Teatro Estático [Static Theater] (Tinta-da-china, 2017). Ferrari resides in New York City and teaches at Rutgers University, while serving as Managing Director of San Patricio Language Institute (Merlo, Argentina) and pursuing a collaboration with the Endangered Language Alliance, a non-profit organization focused on the linguistic diversity of urban areas throughout the world.