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Event: MPT at Keats Festival
Sunday 2nd June, 3-4.30pm Free, The Nightingale Room, Keats House
Celebrate the changing face of Modern Poetry in Translation at the Keats Festival with Chris Beckett, poet and translator of Ethiopian poetry, Frances Leviston, whose first collection Public Dream was shortlisted for the TS Elliot Prize, and Fiona Sze-Lorrain, poet and translator from C...
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
Pussy Riot Testimonies
The trial of three women who climbed onto the ambo of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow to sing a protest 'punk prayer' has been international news. There has been widespread condemnation of the harsh treatment meted out to these young women, who caused no damage or injury, and yet have spent five months in remand prison and now face a three-year prison sentence...
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