Maarja Kangro

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Maarja Kangro has been described as one of the most formidable voices of her generation in Estonia. She has published six collections of poetry, four volumes of fiction and a book of essays, and has also written five opera librettos. Maarja has won numerous awards, among them, twice, the most important literature prize in Estonia, the Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Literary Award (being so far the youngest author to have won the prize in the categories of both poetry and fiction). Her works have been translated into 15 languages, and she is herself a translator, translating mainly poetry and contemporary philosophy (among others Agamben, Vattimo, Leopardi, Zanzotto, Enzensberger). She currently lives in Tallinn.

Books by Maarja Kangro