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Ruth Mead

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  • Ruth Mead has translated the work of several German poets together with her husband, the late Matthew Mead. They include Horst Bienek – who shared a Penguin Modern European Poets selection with Bobrowski in 1971 – Heinz Winfried Sabais (The People and the Stones), Nelly Sachs and Johannes Bobrowski (Shadow Lands). Word for Word is Matthew Mead’s selection from their joint work.

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