Discipline: Literature – poetry, Literature – translation

Taije Silverman

Discipline: Literature – poetry, Literature – translation
Region: Philadelphia, PA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2003, 2014

Taije Silverman is the author of Houses Are Fields (Louisiana State University Press, 2009). Her more recent poems have been in journals including Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, and Agni, and they have been selected for the Best American Poetry series (2016 and 2017) and the Pushcart Prize Anthology (2016). While in residence at MacDowell, she translated the Italian verse of Giovanni Pascoli, work that culminated in The Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli, published by Princeton University Press in fall 2019.



Taije Silverman worked in the Sorosis studio.

Sorosis Studio was funded by the New York Carol Club of Sorosis. The small, masonry studio was designed by F. Winsor, Jr., the architect who also designed Savidge Library (1926) and Mixter Studio (1927). At the time of construction, the large porch on the southeast façade offered a spectacular mountain view that has since been obscured…

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