Miriam Van hee
Miriam Van hee (b. 1952), an expert and teacher in the Slavic languages, has translated works by authors including Osip Mandelstam and Anna Achmatova. A compilation of her poetry called The Link Between the Days: Poems 1978-1996 was published in 1998, and since then four other volumes have appeared: ‘Blackberrying’ (2002), ‘Foreign Country’ (2007), ‘There too Falls the Light’ (nominated for the 2014 VSB Poetry Prize) and 'As If We Were Summoned Somewhere' (2017). For this latest volume, she won the Ultima 2017 for Literature.