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Celebrating 50 years of Modern Poetry in Translation

9th September 2015


Sasha Dugdale. Editor, MPT

In July 2015, MPT marked the opening of it's 50th year with a special celebration at the Southbank Centre. If you missed the party we’ve put together some photos and a podcast of David Constantine’s stirring speech.

You can find out more about MPT's 50th anniversary plans on our 50th anniversary page, including news of forthcoming events, online projects and an anthology to be published in partnership with Bloodaxe Books.

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Donating online is an easy way to support MPT

  • • £5 pays for the digitisation of three poems from MPT's back catalogue

  • • £50 covers the cost of recording and producing a podcast

  • • £250 helps expand our education outreach work

  • • £2,000 pays for a poet to visit the UK for readings and festivals

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