News and Events
Modern Poetry in Translation declares a Climate and Ecological Emergency
13th November 2019
We, Modern Poetry in Translation, declare a Climate and Ecological Emergency.
The Chilean Flag Forces Herself to be More than a Flag
26th March 2020
Jasmine Chatfield reviews ‘The Chilean Flag’ by Elvira Hernández, translated by Alec Schumacher, Kenning Editions, 2019
PODCAST: Erín Moure on ‘Sonora: a Work in Progress’ by Chus Pato – featuring Chus Pato and Lydia Mekonnen
18th March 2020
Erín Moure reports back from our online workshop, on Galician poet Chus Pato’s poem ‘Sonora’ (a work-in-progress)
The Idle Poet
28th February 2020
David Cooke reviews ‘Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli’, translated by Taije Silverman with Mariona Della Putta Johnston, Princeton University Press, 2019.
Like Bone, or Bread
14th February 2020
In ‘Moder Dy’, Shetlandic poet Roseanne Watt explores the forgotten art of steering by the moder dy (mother wave), the name given to an underswell which is said to always travel in the direction of home.
To Never Know the World the Same
24th January 2020
Amanda Hopkinson reviews ‘Home on the Move: Two Poems go on a Journey’, edited by Manuela Perteghella & Ricarda Vidal, Parthian, 2019.