Maria Negroni

on leave yearlong

BA, Universidad de Buenos Aires. MA, PhD Columbia University. Author of numerous books of poetry, three books of essays, two novels, and a book-object, Buenos Aires Tour, in collaboration with Argentine artist Jorge Macchi; translated from French and English the works of several poets, including Louise Labé, Valentine Penrose, Georges Bataille, H.D., Charles Simic, and Bernard Noël. Her work has appeared in the United States in The Paris Review, Circumference, Lumina and BOMB (New York). Recipient of Guggenheim (1994), Rockefeller (1998), Fundación Octavio Paz (2001), The New York Foundation for the Arts (2005), and the Civitella Ranieri (2007) fellowships; the PEN Award for “Best Book of Poetry in Translation” for Islandia; and, in Mexico City, the Siglo XXI International Prize for Essay Writing for her book Galería Fantástica. SLC, 1999–