Mapping 'Our Small Universe: Focus on Languages of the UK'
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Selected poems available as video, audio and to read online.
Selected content online
Editorial, Clare Pollard
Anonymous, ‘The Ruin’
Tim Saunders, ‘Porthpean’
Liz Berry, ‘Iron Oss’
Dean Atta, ‘Dem Shout Batty Bwoy!’
Sophie Herxheimer, ‘On ze Kvestion off a ‘Hostile Infyroment’
Gerda Stevenson, ‘I Am the Airt’
Bakhtiyar Vahabzadeh, ‘Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes’
News and Events
Introducing our inaugural Poet in Residence, Khairani Barokka
20th February 2019
We’re delighted to introduce Khairani Barokka as our inaugural poet in residence, in partnership with the British Council to mark The London Book Fair Indonesia Market Focus 2019.
MPT spring 2019 – Our Small Universe: Focus on Languages of the United Kingdom
1st February 2019
MPT’s spring issue ’Our Small Universe’ focuses on the many languages of the United Kingdom – from Romani to Welsh; Shetlandic to BSL; Turkish to Ulster Scots – and features Owen Sheers, Zoe Brigley, Liz Berry…
Against Terra Nullius Translation – an essay by Khairani Barokka
10th April 2019
If you’ve ever seen a popular meme floating around social media, stating the need to fill the entire continental United States with trees, it is one that fills numerous indigenous populations with ire. ‘Rewilding’ here is the simple notion that trees are all that’s needed to…
MACGILLIVRAY – Bird Wound Man: Fear Eun Lota
3rd April 2019
Similar in appearance to medieval depictions of ‘Wound Men’, the ‘Fear Eun Lota’ (Scottish Gaelic for ‘Bird Wound Man’) demonstrated poetic damage done to an individual when deliberately conversing with birds…