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Philippe Jaccottet is a Swiss born poet and translator. He has translated numerous authors and poets into French, including Goethe, Rilke, Holderlin, Mann, Homer and Ungaretti. He was awarded the German international Petrarcha-Press in 1988 for his poetry. In 2014 he became the fifteenth living author to be published in the Biblioteque de la Pleiade.Author City: Grignan FRA
John Taylor is an American writer, critic, and translator who lives in France. Among his many translations of French and Italian poetry are books by Philippe Jaccottet, Jacques Dupin, Pierre Chappuis, Pierre-Albert Jourdan, José- Flore Tappy, Pierre Voélin, Georges Perros, Lorenzo Calogero, and Alfredo de Palchi. His translations have been awarded grants and prizes from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, Pro Helvetia, and the Sonia Raiziss Charitable Foundation. He is the author of several volumes of short prose and poetry, most recently The Dark Brightness, Grassy Stairways, Remembrance of Water & Twenty-Five Trees, and a "double book" co-authored with Pierre Chappuis, A Notebook of Clouds & A Notebook of Ridges.Author City: FRA