Ben Belitt was an American
poet and translator born in New York City and educated at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He was a professor of comparative
literature for fifty years at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In his long
life, he published eight books of poems, two books of essays, and numerous
translations, notably of the Spanish-language poets Jorge Luis Borges, Federico
García Lorca, and Pablo Neruda. This Scribe, My Hand, his
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