Mary Jane White is a poet and translator from Amen Lake, Deer River, Minnesota. She earned an MFA from University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, received NEA Fellowships in 1979 and 1985 in both poetry and translation, and was twice awarded writing scholarships to Bread Loaf (1979, 2016) and to Squaw Valley Community of Writers (2006). Her book Starry Sky to Starry Sky (1988) is available from Holy Cow! Press, and contains translations of Marina Tsvetaeva which first appeared as a cover feature in The American Poetry Review. Mary Jane White’s recent Tsvetaeva translations include: New Year’s, an Elegy for Rilke, a chapbook from Adastra Press (Massachusetts); “Poem of the Hill” in the Summer 2007 issue of The New England Review; “Poem of the End” in the Winter 2008 issue of The Hudson Review, reprinted in two anthologies, From a Terrace in Prague, (Prague 2011) and Poets Translate Poets, (Syracuse 2013).