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Walter Hess

Par | 2018-02-25T14:29:24+00:00 31 mai 2013|Catégories : Blog|

Walter Hess was born in Germany, and emi­gra­ted with his fami­ly to the U.S. in 1940 via Ecuador. Educated in New York City schools with a BA in History from The City University in 1952, and an MA from The City University in 2003. He is a reti­red docu­men­ta­ry film edi­tor. Films on which he col­la­bo­ra­ted have won nume­rous awards. His poems have appea­red in The American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Mima’Amakim. Jewish Currents, among others. Metamorphoses has publi­shed his trans­la­tion from the German of the poe­try of Hans Sahl. In 2001 he recei­ved an award from The Academy of American Poets, and in 2003 a cash award from the Nyman Foundation for a por­tion of his memoir. Jew’s Harp, his first book of poems was publi­shed ear­ly in 2010. He lives in New York City.