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Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright

Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright has translated the work of Turkish-German poets Zehra Çirak and Zafer Şenocak and cotranslated (with Franz Wright) a book by Valzhyna Mort from the Belorussian. Her translations have appeared widely in numerous literary publications, including Agni, Slope, Seneca Review, and Words Without Borders, and the anthologies New European Poets and the PIPAnthology of World Poetry of the 20th Century. She has received several awards and fellowships, including from the NEA and the American Literary Translators Association. Her translations of Door Languages, by Zafer Şenocak (Zephyr) and Factory of Tears, by Valzhyna Mort, both came out in 2008.

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