Jamie McKendrick

Jamie McKendrick has published five books of poetry including The Marble Fly, which won the Forward Prize for Best Collection. He edited The Faber Book of 20th-Century Italian Poems in 2004, and his translation of Giorgio Bassani s The Garden of the Finzi-Continis was published by Penguin Modern Classics in 2007. His translation of Valerio Magrelli s poems, The Embrace, 2009, won the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. He is currently completing a translation of Bassani's The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles and a selection of the poems of Antonella Anedda.