Tove Fever: On Translating the Copenhagen Trilogy and the Trouble With Happiness (Virtual)

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THIS PROGRAM IS A VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT. REGISTER BELOW BY LEAVING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE LOGIN AND CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS (SENT TO YOU ONE DAY BEFORE THE PROGRAM). 

Join Pioneer Valley writer Michael Favala Goldman as he reads from and discusses his new translations and poems, including the just-released collection of short stories, The Trouble with Happiness, and the New York Times Top 10 Book of 2021, The Copenhagen Trilogy. 

Michael Favala Goldman (b.1966) is a poet, jazz clarinetist, and translator of Danish literature. Among his seventeen translated books is Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen, which made the New York Times Best 10 Books of 2021 as book three of The Copenhagen Trilogy. Michael’s three books of original poetry include Who has time for this?, Small Sovereign, and Slow Phoenix. His work has appeared in dozens of publications including The New Yorker, Rattle, and the Harvard Review. He lives in Northampton, MA, where he has been running bi-monthly poetry critique groups since 2018.  https://michaelfavalagoldman.com/