Elizabeth Macklin


Ongi Etorria ~ Bienvenid@​ ~ Bienvenu(e)

Born Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1952

Elizabeth Macklin mostly resides in New York City and sometimes lives in Bilbao (Basque Country).

New news

A first publication in Basque translation

A poem based on the Basque word for “and,” en face with its translation, by Kirmen Uribe and Antonio Casado da Rocha, in Bernardo Atxaga’s Erlea 10.

Poems in new anthologies

Selected Works

"These [are] poems of abrupt perception and rigorous lyricism." —New York Times Book Review.
"[Her] city is surely the world, and the posture of kneeling surely implies reverence.." —Mary Oliver.
A novel from the Basque, published by Seren Books in 2014
A translation from the Basque, published by Graywolf Press in 2007
Several essays
A wander through Europe's oldest language, via a number of its latest speakers—poets, singers, writers, musicians—and bits of other phenomena.