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No.2 2017 A Blossom Shroud

A Blossom Shroud

2017 Number 2

MPT’s summer issue ‘A Blossom Shroud’ focuses on poets and translators associated with this year’s Shubbak festiva...

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Open Letter


If you knew you went inside me after ten at night,
and were the reason for the spliff at 4.20 in the morning,
and somethi...

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MPT AT POETRY INTERNATIONAL & PUSHKIN HOUSE – OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2017

We are holding several events this autumn to celebrate 'A Blossom Shroud', and to launch our forthcoming autumn issue which focuses on poetry from Ukraine and Russia. More events and details will be announced on this page soon. You can also join our mailing list to stay up to date with new announcements.

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CLARE POLLARD - NEW EDITOR APPOINTED FOR MODERN POETRY IN TRANSLATION

We are delighted to announce that Clare Pollard will succeed Sasha Dugdale as MPT Editor from autumn 2017. Clare Pollard will follow in the footsteps of Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort, founding editors of MPT (1965), David and Helen Constantine, and most recently, Sasha Dugdale...

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