Allegria, by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Winner, 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry Winner, 2022 Joseph Tusiani Italian Translation Prize ____________ JACKET COPY Famed for his brevity, Giuseppe Ungaretti’s early poems swing nimbly from the coarse matter of tram wires, alleyways, quails in bushes, and hotel landladies to the mystic shiver of pure abstraction. These are the kinds of poems that, […] Read more ...

Last Dream, by Giovanni Pascoli

Winner, 2020 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize ____________ JACKET COPY An essential new translation of one of Italian literature’s most celebrated poets. Giovanni Pascoli stands as a towering figure at the threshold of modern Italian poetry, yet he is little known in English. He wrote his best poems in the last decade of the nineteenth century […] Read more ...

My Poems Won’t Change the World, by Patrizia Cavalli

Edited & introduced by Gini Alhadeff; translated by Alhadeff, Geoffrey Brock, Moira Egan & Damiano Abeni, Jonathan Galassi, Jorie Graham, Kenneth Koch, J.D. McClatchy, David Shapiro, Mark Strand, and Rosanna Warren ____________ JACKET COPY From one of the truly singular and beloved poets of contemporary Italy, these are poems of the self, the body, pasta, […] Read more ...

Disaffections: Complete Poems, by Cesare Pavese

Winner, MLA Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work Winner, PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation An L.A. Times “Best Book of 2003” ____________ JACKET COPY Cesare Pavese (1908-50) was one of Italy’s great post-war writers. His poetry was revolutionary—both artistically and politically—rejecting the verbal and philosophical constraints of tradition and utilizing direct, […] Read more ...