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Peter Kahn Named Winner of the Chametzky Translation Prize

The winner of the fifth annual Jules Chametzky Translation Prize is Peter Kahn, for his translation from Spanish of Márgara Russottto's poem "Of Useless Knowledge," published in the Fall 2013 issue.

Peter Kahn is a professional translator living in Vermont. He has translated works of fiction and nonfiction by numerous Latin American and Spanish writers. His fiction and poetry translations have appeared in various publications, including Grand Street, Gastronomia, Santa Barbara Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, and several anthologies.


Spring 2015 New and Forthcoming Books

The Massachusetts Review is thrilled to announce the following new and forthcoming releases from the poets and writers who have helped ensure that MR publishes the best in contemporary voices, here and abroad. Congratulations to all! (To purchase back issues of MR, click here.)

Doug Anderson’s (Vol. 56, Issue 1, 2015) latest book
of poems, Horse Medicine, will be available April 2015 from Barrow Street.

Jane Bugaeva’s (Vol. 56, Issue 1, Spring 2015) first book-length translation, Catlantis by Anna Starobinets, is forthcoming from...


Sarah Sousa Named the 2015 Anne Halley Poetry Prize Winner

Congratulations to SARAH SOUSA,
winner of the
awarded by the Massachusetts Review

–Poetry Reading by Sarah Sousa
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:00 p.m. at Amherst Books

Sarah Sousa is the 2015 Anne Halley Poetry Prize winner, for "Her Moods Caused Owls," published in the Fall 2014 issue of MR. Sousa’s first collection, Church of Needles, won the 2013 Red Mountain Prize and was published by Red Mountain Press in 2014. Her...

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