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.