Sarah Kirsch (1935-2013) was a German poet who lived and worked in East Germany, and then, after political persecution, the West. She published ten collections of poetry.
Anne Stokes holds a PhD in German Literature from Ohio State University. She teaches Translation at the University of Stirling and translates from German. She was shortlisted for The Poetry Society’s Popescu European Poetry Translation Prize in 2015 for her translation of Ice Roses: Selected Poems, by Sarah Kirsch. Read a poem from the collection, ‘Cat […]