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New Web and Communications Role at MPT
Following a successful Catalyst bid MPT is looking for a new team member to support the development of our web and communications strategy.
This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate on an internationally important, UK-based poetry magazine, founded by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort and currently edited by Sasha Dugdale. MPT, one of very few journals specializing...
Upcoming: Summer 2013
MPT (Modern Poetry in Translation) appears three times a year – in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The issues are no longer themed, but wherever possible the poems and prose articles resonate with each other in some way, either because they share a common culture, or they share concerns or a poetic approach.
There are no longer be deadlines for submissions.
We welcome submi...
Features and Reviews
A language without words
It’s a particularly hard idea to get your head around, how little the written word means to a person born deaf. If the eyes can read, why cannot any reader’s heart and mind be moved and engaged? Why should it matter so much that you cannot hear, and have never heard, the words on the page? Though we learned a good deal on our visit to Derby, in discussion with Niki Johns...
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