Meryl Natchez

Poet

77 Edgecroft Rd
Berkeley, CA 94707-1412
Phone: 
925-297-7151

Author's Bio

Meryl Natchez’ translations include: Poems From the Stray Dog Café: Akhmatova, Mandelstam and Gumilev, and Tadeusz Borowski: Selected Poems. Her book of poetry, Jade Suit, appeared in 2001. Her poems and translations have appeared in "Poetry Northwest," "American Journal of Poetry,"“The Pinch Literary Review,” “The Comstock Review,” “Altanta Review,” “Lyric,” “Moth,” “Squaw Valley Community of Writers Poetry Review,” and many others, as well as the Tupelo Press anthology Cooking with the Muse, and Against Forgetting: Poetry of Witness edited by Carolyn Forché. She is on the board of the Marin Poetry Center and blogs at www.dactyls-and-drakes.com.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
America We Call Your Name (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2018)
,
Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness (W. W. Norton & Company, 1993)
Books:
Jade Suit (Hit & Run Press, 2018)
,
Poems from the Stray Dog Cafe: Akhmatova, Mandelstam and Gumilev (Hit & Run Press, 2013)
,
Tadeus Borowski: Selected Poems (Hit & Run Press, 1990)
Prizes won: 

Finalist Poetry Northwest Joan Swift Memorial Prize, 2018; California Quarterly, First Place, January 2017; Comstock Review Award of Merit, 2016

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Raised in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: Feb 22, 2019