William Shand

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William Shand (1902-1997) was a writer and translator. He was born in Scotland. He lived in Argentina. He wrote poetry. He was also a playwright. He moved to Argentina in 1938. He wrote book reviews for La Nación. He translated poetry by John Donne and Stephen Spender from English into Spanish. He worked with Alberto Girri to put together poetry collections of other poets' works.[1] He was given a Merit Diploma of Translation in 1984 and 1994 by the Konex Foundation.[2]

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  1. Burt, James (28 December 2012). "William Shand, the Lost Ex-Pat Poet of Buenos Aires". The Argentine Independent. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  2. "William Shand". Konex Foundation. Retrieved 13 October 2014.