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No.1 2017 Songs of the Shattered Throat

Songs of the Shattered Throat

2017 Number 1

MPT’s new issue ‘Songs of the Shattered Throat’ focuses on poetry in the languages of India, with a selection of...

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The Blacktip Ragwort

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In London, toward the middle of the Second World War, around St. Paul’s Cathedral, the pink-berried willow and the y...

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Sasha Dugdale to step down as MPT editor in 2017

Sasha Dugdale, the editor of Modern Poetry in Translation, is to step down from the magazine in 2017. We are currently recruiting for a new editor to join us towards the end of the year. Read more about how to apply.

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