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Alastair Reid
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Alastair Reid began publishing poetry in the New Yorker in 1951 and has since contributed reviews, translations, stories, and reportage as well. Having lived variously in Scotland, the United States, Spain, France, Greece, Switzerland, Central and South America, Reid has until recently called Magazine his only permanent address.Many of the poems in Weathering arise from ...more
Published (first published June 26th 1978)
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Title/subtitle: Weathering: Poems and Translations. Weathering contains the poet's choices from To Lighten My House (1953), Oddments Inklings Omens Moments (1959), and Passwords (1964), some previously unpublished poems and in the final selections his translations of Borges, Neruda, and Pacheco. Copyright dates go through 1977 but it is unclear if that later dates are for poems or translations, though one poem is titled "1973". The book was published in 1978.

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Alastair Reid is a poet, translator, essayist, and scholar of Latin American literature. He has been on the staff of The New Yorker since 1959 and has translated works by Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges.

Among his many books for children are A Balloon for a Blunderbuss, I Keep Changing, and Millionaires (all illustrated by Bob Gill), and Supposing (illustrated by Abe Birnbaum). In 2008 he publi
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