. . . to publish poetry in these hard times is
a civilized act of hope.
~ Gezim Hajdari_________________________________
Also see translator Patrick Barron's interview with Viti, "Eternal Returns & Departures: Translating Gezim Hajdari".
Gezim Hajdari, Albanese Poet; Author, Most Recently, of Stigmata (Shearsman Books/England, February 2016); Winner, Montale Prize (1997). He lives in exile in Italy.
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