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  • WAR OF THE BEASTS AND THE ANIMALS | MPT No.3 2017

    WAR OF THE BEASTS AND THE ANIMALS | MPT No.3 2017

    2nd November 2017

    The autumn 2017 issue of MPT ‘War of the Beasts and the Animals’ has now been sent to the printers, and will go to subscribers in mid-November. With this issue, we also bid a fond farewell to Sasha Dugdale, who departs after five brilliant years as editor of MPT, and we prepare to welcome Clare Pollard as editor.

    See details of our launch events in London and OxfordSee high-resolution cover artwork


    About this issue

    MPT’s autumn issue ‘War of the Beasts and the Animals’ focuses on Ukrainian and Rus...

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  • EVENTS IN LONDON AND OXFORD – OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2017

    EVENTS IN LONDON AND OXFORD – OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2017

     


    31 October | Pushkin House | London
    Moniza Alvi, Veronica Krasnova and Sasha Dugdale discuss the ways Russian poetry can be kept alive in English translation and read from their own translations of Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva and Gorbanevskaya, and contemporary Russian poetry.
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    4 November | Pushkin House | London
    Maria Stepanova will give a short talk on persecuted poets in Soviet Russia and their influence on her own poetry. She will also read from her most recent work, the long poem ‘The W...

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

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

    5th October 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.

    POETRY INTERNATIONAL

    Saturday 14 October | 8pm
    Free but ticketed. Book here.
    Venue: National Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

    We are delighted to announce that Syrian poet Golan...

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  • A SALT WIND: CROSS CURRENTS IN POLISH AND BRITISH POETRY

    A SALT WIND: CROSS CURRENTS IN POLISH AND BRITISH POETRY

    7th September 2017

    Join us on Tuesday 19 September to celebrate the online publication of a new set of poetry commissions to celebrate literary connections between the UK and Poland.

    The launch features readings from Jacek Dehnel, Krystyna Dabrowska, George Szirtes, Ruth Padel and David Harsent. Join us to begin a conversation about the mutual influences between our two literary cultures.

    When: 19 September, 19:30Where: Ognisko Polskie 55 Exhibition Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2PNTicket bookings: please book your plac... » Read more
  • MPT A Blossom Shroud - posting soon

    MPT A Blossom Shroud - posting soon

    8th August 2017

    MPT’s summer issue ‘A Blossom Shroud’ focuses on poets and translators associated with this year’s Shubbak festival of Arab Culture in London and it publishes a selection of new translations of poets appearing at the festival: Mona Kareem, Dunya Mikhail, and a new long sequence of poems by Golan Haji, translated by Stephen Watts. The focus also includes a conversation between Alice Guthrie, Shubbak’s literary producer, and poet, translator and activist Mona Kareem, who has led the campaign to get Palestin...

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