Brian Sneeden

Brian Sneeden is a PhD candidate in translation studies at the University of Connecticut. Peter Constantine, director of the UConn Program in Literary Translation, is his sponsoring professor. Sneeden’s collection of poems, Last City, was recently published by Carnegie Mellon University Press (2018), and his translation of Giannisi’s Homerica (World Poetry Books) was published in 2017. He currently serves as senior editor of New Poetry in Translation.

  • The poet Phoebe Giannisi and translator Brian Sneeden
    June 20, 2019 | Phoebe Giannisi
    The poet Phoebe Giannisi and WLT Translation Prize (Poetry) winner Brian Sneeden Leaves Inside these articulations the beginnings of language outside of yes and no insid...
  • Cover to Homerica by Phoebe Giannisi
       By Phoebe Giannisi
    Storrs, Connecticut. World Poetry Books. 2017. 148 pages. Perhaps more than any other oral epic, The Odyssey is a story about retelling one’s own story. It, therefore, demands to be recast an...
  • Lorenzo Gaudenzi, “Agria,” September 15, 2016
    August 15, 2017 | Phoebe Giannisi
    Lorenzo Gaudenzi, “Agria,” September 15, 2016 For more, read Brian Sneeden’s translator’s note on Giannisi’s work.   (Nostos I)                                                 f...

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