"From canonical modernists like Valery, Vallejo, and Pasternak to younger poets of today, the Ecco Anthology collects an amazing spectrum of poetic voices from around the world."
Edited by Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris of Words Without Borders, The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry offers a selection of the finest international poetry from the 20th century in the best English translations available. Providing in many cases the first and only English language translations of acclaimed poets from the world over, The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry is a unique treasure and resource which Gregory Orr proclaims, "a stunning, indispensable anthology" and Edward Hirsch calls, "a modern book of wonders."
Ilya Kaminsky is the Poetry Editor of Words Without Borders. His awards include a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from Poetry magazine and first place in the National Russian Essay Contest. He is the author of Dancing In Odessa which won the Dorset Prize. Susan Harris is the Editorial Director of Words Without Borders. She is the former director and editor in chief of Northwestern University Press and the founding editor of its Hydra imprint of literature in translation.