BOOKING OPEN: Translation study days in April and May 2016
Modern Poetry in Translation is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Founded by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort, the magazine has played a unique role over the past fifty years in bringing the best in world poetry to English-language readers.
To mark this important birthday we are hosting two very special study days, at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and The Queen's Colleg...
Fucking Obsessed - Nia Davies on translating Mariam Alatar
Fury drew me in to Mariam Alatar's poetry. At the Reel Iraq translation workshop, where these translations were made, I leafed through poem upon poem of defiance at social and gendered constraints, at abuse of religious faith, violence, oppressive family power dynamics, de-humanising technology, estrangement and war.
Night Watch – Ronda de Noche
Three Argentinian Poets
Also a review of:
Men and Women Alone – Solos y solas
Translated by Cecilia Rossi
57pp, paperback ISBN 978-190674227-0
Enemies Outside – Enimigos Afuera
Translated by Mori Ponsowy and Naomi Foyle
72pp, paperback, ISBN 978-1-906742-25-6
Recently published in attractive bi-lingu...
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