Adam J. Sorkin has published thirteen books of translation, most recently Sea-Level Zero, poems by Daniela Crasnaru (BOA Editions, 1999, published with an Academy of American Poets Eric Mathieu King Fund grant) and The Triumph of the Water Witch, prose poems by Ioana Ieronim (Bloodaxe Books, 2000), which was short-listed for the Weidenfeld Prize, St. Anne's College, Oxford. His work has won the International Quarterly Crossing Boundaries Translation Award and the Kenneth Rexroth Memorial Translation Prize, as well as awards in Cluj and Iași. Distinguished Professor of English at Penn State University, Sorkin has been awarded Fulbright, IREX, and Rockefeller Foundation grants, and his collaborative translations have appeared in more than 200 literary magazines worldwide.


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