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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
The Blue Butterfly
Richard Burns’s The Blue Butterfly is one of the many volumes in his ongoing set of Selected Writings, testament to the renewed attention now enjoyed by – in the words of George Szirtes – ‘one of the major half-hidden poets of England’, as well as to the long route the composition has taken: this definitive form of The Blue Butterfly is a coming together of material amas...
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