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Mark Eisner

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Mark Eisner is the editor and co-translator of The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (City Lights, 2004). He heads Red Poppy, a nonprofit focused on promoting socially conscious Latin American poetry. He is producing a documentary on Pablo Neruda and recently coedited a multilingual anthology of Latin American “Poetry in Resistance.” His translation of Tina Escaja’s book-length poem “Caída Libre / Free Fall” is forthcoming from Fomite Press. Eisner earned a BA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and an MA in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, where he subsequently served as a visiting scholar in poetry.

Mark Eisner

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    Mark Eisner is the editor and co-translator of The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (City Lights, 2004). He heads Red Poppy, a nonprofit focused on promoting socially conscious Latin American poetry. He is producing a documentary on Pablo Neruda and recently coedited a multilingual anthology of Latin American “Poetry in Resistance.” His translation of Tina Escaja’s book-length poem “Caída Libre / Free Fall” is forthcoming from Fomite Press. Eisner earned a BA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and an MA in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, where he subsequently served as a visiting scholar in poetry.

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