State of Exile
Pocket Poets Number 58
Translated by Marilyn Buck


Thanks to Claude Marks and the Freedom Archive for recording and sharing this audio clip of Marilyn Buck discussing the exile of imprisonment. For more of Marilyn's own voice, click on the "Extras" tab above.
In this recording by phone, Marilyn Buck greets the audience that gathered to celebrate her work and that of Cristina Peri Rossi's on May 14, 2008 at City Lights' book release party for State of Exile.
Marilyn Buck on her experience of exile in Federal Penitentiary in Dublin, CA
Marilyn Buck on the idea of "going home" from prison and from exile
Marilyn Buck introduces her relationship to Cristina Peri Rossi's work, and how she began translating State of Exile.