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Editor , translator , writer , poet

Elizabeth Jean Macklin, American Poet, editors Fellow in poetry Guggenheim Foundation, New York City, 1994; recipient award in poetry Ingram Merrill Foundation, New York City, 1990, Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling scholarship, 1998-1999. Member Author's Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center (Executive Board 1995-1996).

Background

Macklin, Elizabeth Jean was born on October 28, 1952 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Daughter of Edward Carlyle and Margaret Jean (Herkenratt) Wood.

Education

Bachelor, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1973.

Career

Poetry editor, Wigwag Magazine, New York City, 1989-1991; query editor, The New Yorker, New York City, since 1978.

Achievements

  • 1990 Ingram Merrill poetry prize1993 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry 1999 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship2005 PEN Translation Fund Grant from PEN American Center.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) A Woman Kneeling in the Big City, 1992, You've Just Been Told, 2000, numerous poems. Co-translator In a Paper Boat, 1989, An Anthology of Basque Short Stories, 2004. Translator: (Civil Defense-book) Too Old, Too Small, Maybe, 2003, Meanwhile Take My Hand, 2007, Bar Puerto, 2010.

Membership

Member Author's Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center (Executive Board 1995-1996).

Connections

Married Francis Gerald Macklin, Junior, January 12, 1974 (divorced March 1979).

father:
Edward Carlyle Wood

mother:
Margaret Jean (Herkenratt) Wood

spouse:
Francis Gerald Macklin