Attila József's Perched on Nothing's Branch translated by Peter Hargitai

Year Title Publisher Prize Amount Judge
1987 Perched on Nothing's Branch by Attila József Apalachee Press $1,000 May Swenson


Peter Hargitai is the recipient of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Prize from the Academy of American Poets for his translation of Attila József in Perched on Nothing’s Branch (1988). His poem “Mother’s Visit No. 29” was published in Sixty Years of American Poetry, Introduction by Robert Penn Warren, Preface by Richard Wilbur (Abrams, 1996). He is listed in Harold Bloom’s The Western Canon: The Books and School for the Ages.

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