May Swenson

May Swenson

May Swenson, translator, was a distinguished American poet and author of numerous collections, including Nature: Poems Old and New and May Out West.

Windows and Stones

Selected Poems

An International Poetry Forum Selection, translated from the Swedish by May Swenson with Leif Sjöberg.

Tomas Tranströmer 2011 Nobel Laureate in Literature

“Tomas Tranströmer, who is today one of Sweden’s most distinguished poets . . . can compare Lake Malar at dawn with a blue lamp, the islands creeping over the grass like nocturnal butterflies.”—New York Times