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No.2 2017 A Blossom Shroud

A Blossom Shroud

2017 Number 2

MPT’s summer issue ‘A Blossom Shroud’ focuses on poets and translators associated with this year’s Shubbak festiva...

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Cheng Junkui Died


When I returned from Europe,
Wu Ang told me on MSN,
Cheng Junkui died.

Cheng Junkui
who once worked as a sailor in Singa...

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MPT’s summer issue ‘A Blossom Shroud’ focuses on poets and translators associated with this year’s Shubbak festival of Arab Culture in London and it publishes a selection of new translations of poets appearing at the festival: Mona Kareem, Dunya Mikhail, and a new long sequence of poems by Golan Haji, translated by Stephen Watts. The focus also includes a conversation be...

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