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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
A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Tragic Death of Assia Wevill
Perplexities about Assia Wevill
Having long since ceased to be a book reviewer, least of all of revelations about the private lives of persons known to me as writers or as friends, I had a special reason for making an exception of A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Death of Assia Wevill. It was that I had two connections with her, both of which had become blanks in my m...
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