Daniel Weissbort

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Daniel Weissbort is a poet who translates from Russian mostly.  Until recently he edited the magazine, Modern Poetry in Translation, which he founded with Ted Hughes in 1965.  He was director of the Translation workshop at the University of Iowa and is now an honorary professor in the Centre for Translation and Cultural Studies, University of Warwick.  

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