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.
Poetry Translation Workshop
Poets and translators Elaine Feinstein, Amir Or and Daniel Weissbort led poetry translation workshops from Hebrew, Russian and French. People came and discovered the quandaries translators experience when trying to convey music and meaning from a foreign language into English.