Jamie McKendrick

Jamie McKendrick is a poet and translator living in Oxford. He is the author of seven collections of poetry, including The Marble Fly (1997), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection; Ink Stone (2003); Crocodiles and Obelisks (2007); Out There (2012), winner of the Hawthornden Prize; and most recently Anomaly (2018). In 2016, his Selected Poems was published by Faber & Faber. His translations of Valerio Magrelli’s poetry, Vanishing Points, won the Oxford-Weidenfeld and the John Florio prizes, while his translation of a selection of Antonella Anedda’s poems, Archipelago, won the John Florio prize. Most recently, he has finished translating the six books of Giorgio Bassani’s that make up The Novel of Ferrara

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