Mark Herman

Mark Herman

Mark Herman (born 1942), a literary translator, technical translator, chemical engineer, playwright, lyricist, musician, and actor, has written the humor column for the Chronicle, The Journal of the American Translators Association, for more than two decades.  With Ronnie Apter, he has translated 24 operas, operettas, and choral works performed throughout the United States, Canada, England, and Scotland; and written Translating for Singing (2016) and numerous articles on translation and on opera. His poetry translations, done with Ronnie Apter and others, have appeared in journals such as The Literary Review, The New Orleans Review, and Metamorphoses; and in the books Corno Inglese: An Anthology of Eugenio Montale’s Poetry in English Translation (2009) and In the Grip of Strange Thoughts: Russian Poetry in a New Era (1999).

 

Issue 11 - Winter 2016