Marcela Sulak

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer, Translator

Dept. of English Literature and Linguistics Bar Ilan University
Ramat-Gan 52 9000
Phone: 
972-508387878

Author's Bio

Marcela Sulak grew up on a rice farm in Texas, received an MFA from the University of Notre Dame, and a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, has lived and worked in Washington, DC, Germany, Czech Republic, and Venezuela before moving to Tel Aviv to Direct the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing. In addition to her collections of poetry, memoir, and her edited editions, Sulak translates from Czech, Hebrew, French, German, Yiddish, and Spanish. 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Mouth Full of Seeds (Black Lawrence Press, 2020)
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Family Resemblance. An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres (Rose Metal Press, 2016)

Poetry

Books:
City of Skypapers (Black Lawrence Press, 2021)
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Decency (Black Lawrence Press, 2015)
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Immigrant (Black Lawrence Press, 2010)
Chapbook:
Of All The Things That Don't Exist, I Love You Best (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
Journals: , , ,
Canteen
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Drunken Boat
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Fence
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Forklift, Ohio
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Hinchas de Poesia
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Kalliope
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Nine Mile Art & Literary Magazine
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No Tell Motel
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Notre Dame Review
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San Diego Reader
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Spoon River Poetry Review
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Tel Aviv Review
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The Nervous Breakdown
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X-Connect

Translation

Books:
Twenty Girls to Envy Me. The Selected Poems of Orit Gidali by Orit Gidali, translated from the Hebrew (University of Texas Press, 2016)
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A Bouquet of Czech Folk Tales by K. J. Erben, translated from the Czech (Twisted Spoon Press, 2011)
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Bela-Wenda. by Mutombo Nkulu-N'Sengha, translated from the French (Host, 2011)
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May by Karel Hynek Macha, translated from the Czech (Twisted Spoon Press, 2005)
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, German, Spanish
Born in: 
El Campo, TX
Texas
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Last update: May 01, 2021