Jean-Paul de Dadelsen (1913-1957) was a French poet. During World War II he fought with the French army until the defeat of 1940 and joined Charles de Gaulle's Free French Forces in London in 1942. He was a correspondent for Albert Camus's newspaper Combat and after the war, a journalist for the BBC's French Service. Most of his poetry was published posthumously; his collected works were published in the Poésie/ Gallimard series in 2005.
Marilyn Hacker (translator)
Marilyn Hacker is the author of twelve books of poems, including Names (W. W. Norton & Company) and National Book Award winner Presentation Piece (Penguin Books). She is the recipient of a 2013 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant for her translation of Jean-Paul de Dadelsen's The Bridges of Budapest, and her translation of Marie Etienne's King of a Hundred Horsemen (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) received the American PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. She is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She lives in Paris and is an editor of Siècle 21.
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Issue 20 - 2013