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Hilary Kaplan

Hilary Kaplan

Hilary Kaplan is the translator of Rilke Shake by Angélica Freitas, which won the National Translation Award and the Best Translated Book Award in 2016. Her most recent translations are Marília Garcia'sThe Territory Is Not the Map, and 46750, a collaboration between photographer João Pina and poet Viviane Salles. Ms. Kaplan has contributed to GrantaThe White Review, and BBC Radio 4. Her othertranslations of Brazilian prose and poetry include Paloma Vidal's short story collection, Ghosts, poems by Ricardo Domeneck and Claudia Roquette-Pinto, and forthcoming work by Ricardo Aleixo. She received a PEN Translation Fund award and a Rumos Literatura fellowship in literary criticism from Itaú Cultural. Her research interests include modern and contemporary poetry in English, Portuguese, and French; ecopoetics, ecocriticism, and environmental history; feminist and queer theory; and practices of freedom. She holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry, and, frequently, a baby.
 

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