Donald Wellman

poet, editor, translator

Category Archives: Poetry

Essay Poems, now available

  Commentary Essay Poems is Donald Wellman’s most ambitious volume of poetry to date. The verses absorb everything including several languages besides English (Spanish, Latin, German, French). His poetry evokes the universe seen from the all-encompassing point of view of Borges’ Aleph. The center slips away. There is no sense of personal identity. But someone […]

The Virgin Mountain

The Virgin Mountain, Roberto Echavarren, trans. Don Wellman and Roberto Echavarren. Diálogos 2017. In The Virgin Mountain, the great Uruguayan poet, novelist and essayist, Roberto Echavarren, continues his investigation of twenty-first century modernity, this time in the context of desire and the natural world. Drawing from theorists and philosophers like Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze, as […]

Albiach / Celan: Reading Across Languages Released

Albiach / Celan : Reading Across Languages   Annex Press 2016, Donald Wellman’s new book of prose travels far : Antonio Gamoneda’s poetry, ‘Earth Ergon’ on the work of Derrida, his thoughts on translating Paul Celan, his musings on the art of translation, the work of French Poet Anne-Marie Albiach. This volume includes a new […]