FACULTY AWARD: Emmerich, Keeley receive PEN Award

The 2014 PEN Award for poetry in translation for "Diaries of Exile" by Yannis Ritsos (Archipelago) has been awarded to Karen Emmerich, a 2000 Princeton alumna who majored in comparative literature, earned certificates in Hellenic Studies and creative writing, was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Program in Hellenic Studies in 2010-11 and will join Princeton University as an assistant professor in comparative literature in February 2015, and Edmund Keeley, the Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English, Emeritus, and professor of English and creative writing, emeritus. The award, which is accompanied by a $3,000 prize conferred in New York, recognizes book-length translations of poetry from any language into English published during the current calendar year.