Jen Hofer

Editor, Translator


JEN HOFER is a poet, translator, book-maker, activist interpreter, and educator. Hofer’s translation of Mexican poet Myriam Moscona’s Negro Marfil/Ivory Black received the 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award and the 2012 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Other translations include Dolores Dorantes’s sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre (2008); lip wolf, a translation of lobo de labio by Laura Solórzano (2007); and Sin puertas visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women (2003). Hofer’s recent books include one (2009), The Route (2008), with Patrick Durgin, and Laws (2006, Dusie Books). Hofer teaches at the California Institute of the Arts and Otis College of Art and Design and is co-founder, with John Pluecker, of the language justice and language experimentation collaborative Antena.

From Our Catalog

Aufgabe No. 3
Edited By E. Tracy Grinnell, Jen Hofer

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