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Mark Eisner

Mark Eisner has devoted the past two decades to Pablo Neruda. He conceived, edited, and was a principal translator of “The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems.” Eisner wrote the introduction to City Lights’ first-ever English translation of Neruda’s “venture of the infinite man,” a project he championed. He is currently producing a documentary on Neruda, with support from Latino Public Broadcasting. An initial version, narrated by Isabel Allende, won the Latin American Studies Association Award of Merit. His biography, “Neruda: The Poet’s Calling,” has just been published.

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2018 - The Poet’s Calling: The Life & Works of Pablo Neruda