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Author: Stanley H. Barkan

Stanley H. Barkan, born in Brooklyn, New York, is a poet, translator, editor, and publisher. He grew up in East New York among many who fled Nazi-dominated Europe. He was fascinated by the languages they spoke and the stories they told of how and why they left Europe. This interest in other languages formed the basis of his life and work as a cross- culturalist, avidly seeking to learn languages. Throughout Barkan's 27 years as a teacher in the New York high school system, he acquainted himself with the poetry of many other-language poets, and, eventually, the works of great translators, like Gregory Rabassa, with whom he developed a singular friendship. Eventually, as a small press publisher, he published a number of other-language poets, in 59 different languages to date. His own poetry has been published in 25 different editions, in 28 different languages, including several bilingual ones (Bulgarian, Chinese, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish). The Dutch edition of AS YET UNBORN is his tenth different other- language edition. His most recent awards include: 2016 [Trapani, Sicily] L'Occhio di Scammacca (sculpture) Sicilian award; 2016 [in China] The Homer European Medal of Poetry and Art; 2018 [in Paris] Poetry Prize of European Academy of Sciences Arts and Literature. His latest books are More Mishpocheh (Swansea, Wales: The Seventh Quarry Press, 2018) and Wiersze wybrane [Selected Poems], translated into Polish by Adam Szyper & Tomasz Marek Sobieraj (Lodz, Poland: Editions Sur Ner, 2018).

ABC of Fruits and Vegetables
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ABC of Fruits and Vegetables

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Poetry. Illustrated by Mia Barkan Clarke. ABC OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES is a father-daughter poetry-art collaboration. Each letter of the alphabet from A-Z is represented by a poem, from Apple to Zucchini. Several are complemented by drawings by the ...

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ABC of Fruits and Vegetables
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ABC of Fruits and Vegetables

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Poetry. Illustrated by Mia Barkan Clarke. ABC OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES is a father-daughter poetry-art collaboration. Each letter of the alphabet from A-Z is represented by a poem, from Apple to Zucchini. Several are complemented by drawings by the ...

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As Yet Unborn
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As Yet Unborn

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Poetry. Edited by Joan Digby. Translated into Dutch by Germain Droogenbroodt. This is a bilingual (English-Dutch) collection of Stanley H. Barkan's poetry, translated into Dutch by the famed Belgian poet, Germain Droogenbroodt. The Preface details h...

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As Yet Unborn
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As Yet Unborn

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Poetry. Edited by Joan Digby. Translated into Dutch by Germain Droogenbroodt. This is a bilingual (English-Dutch) collection of Stanley H. Barkan's poetry, translated into Dutch by the famed Belgian poet, Germain Droogenbroodt. The Preface details h...

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Crossings
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Crossings

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Poetry. Translation. This book is a bilingual (English-Russian) edition, by Stanley H. Barkan, selected and translated into Russian by Aleksey Dayen, edited and updated by Victoria Markova. It was translated 15 years ago but, because of the author b...

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Crossings
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Crossings

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Poetry. Translation. This book is a bilingual (English-Russian) edition, by Stanley H. Barkan, selected and translated into Russian by Aleksey Dayen, edited and updated by Victoria Markova.It was translated 15 years ago but, because of the author be...

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Pumpernickel
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Pumpernickel

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Poetry. This is a bilingual (English-Persian) collection of poems about cats by Stanley H. Barkan, translated into Persian by Sepideh Zamani and edited by Joan and John Digby. "I have always loved cats. I ve been called The Catman of Merrick. Two of...

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Pumpernickel
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Pumpernickel

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Poetry. This is a bilingual (English-Persian) collection of poems about cats by Stanley H. Barkan, translated into Persian by Sepideh Zamani and edited by Joan and John Digby. "I have always loved cats. I ve been called The Catman of Merrick. Two of...

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Raisins with Almonds / Passuli cu mennuli
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Raisins with Almonds / Passuli cu mennuli

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Poetry. Translated into the Sicilian by Marco Scalabrino. "Barkan's Jewish soul has found in Sicily a receptive and maternal ambience. Perhaps his ancestors were among those who were forced to leave in 1493 when Spain chased them out of the island w...

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STRANGE SEASONS
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STRANGE SEASONS

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Poetry. Each of the poems in this slim but intense volume is coupled with a striking illustration by Mark Polyakov. The combination of words and visual art creates a series of compelling images that will not soon be forgotten. Stanley H. Barkan is t...

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