Zack Rogow

Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of twenty books or plays. His translations include Earthlight, by André Breton, which received the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Award.

  • A double-exposed image of the moon, tinged red
       By Xiao An
    PHOTO: Luca Iaconelli/Unsplash Watching the Moonrise Alone Watching the moonrise alone the silent moon is like the person watching They’re alone together No one utters a single w...
  • A photograph of a landscape, with a dilapidated looking pond in the foreground and acres of ground stretching out behind it with a cemetery in the distant background
       By Chantal Bizzini
    The cemetery as seen en route to Landes, Canappeville, Eure, France. Photo by Chantal Bizzini   Author’s note: With this somewhat old-fashioned title, I actually intended to talk about the...
  • Colette as Le Petit Faune in Le désir, la chimère et l’amour at the Théâtre des Mathurins, Paris, 1906. Source: Little Penny Dreadful.
    October 14, 2014 | Zack Rogow
    Colette as Le Petit Faune in Le désir, la chimère et l’amour at the Théâtre des Mathurins, Paris, 1906.Source: Little Penny Dreadful. Sometimes half the battle in translation is locating the...
  • The corner of Ipiranga at Avenue São João. Photo by Ricardo Romanoff.
    July 8, 2014 | Zack Rogow
    The corner of Ipiranga at Avenue São João. Photo by Ricardo Romanoff With all eyes on the World Cup in Brazil and one semifinal due to be played in São Paulo’s Arena Corinthians on July...
  • Moon in the sky
    April 4, 2014 | Zack Rogow
    Photo by Christopher Irwin/Flickr According to the translators of Maulana Hasrat Mohani’s ghazal “Silently, silently,” their translation “functions something l...
  • Ghazal Shakeel Badayuni My heart longs to go beyond the obsession of love,and find joy in a new session of love.  Love drowned me in its tidesbut my heart hopes that was a mere dig...

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