Anselm Hollo wrote more than 40 books and was an award-winning translator. He was born in Helsinki, Finland. After 10 years in England writing and broadcasting for the BBC European Services, Hollo settled in the United States in 1966. He was an enthusiastic contributor to the American literary community as a poet, teacher and translator. Fluent in German, Swedish, Finnish and English by age 10, Hollo made a significant contribution to modern letters as a translator. His books include Sojourner Microcosms (Blue Wine Press) and No Complaints (Toothpaste Press). His poetry collection Notes on the Possibilities and Attractions of Existence (Coffeehouse Press) received The Poetry Center Book Award. Hollo died January 29.
What: Anselm Hollo, a Memorial Tribute
Where: California College of the Arts Writers’ Studio, 195 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
When: Saturday, April 6, 2013 @ 4:00pm