News and Events
Remembering Chris Meade
18th January 2022
MPT is extremely sad to announce the death on January 13, 2022 of our former Chair, Chris Meade.
Fire & Water: Edith Södergran and the O Anthology
13th January 2022
Anna Selby on the radical erotic poetry of Edith Södergran and ‘O’, an anthology just published by Hazel Press.
Translating the Translator: New Discoveries about Ted Hughes and János Pilinszky
26th November 2021
To mark the centenary of János Pilinszky’s birth, we are pleased to share this essay by Tara Bergin and Judit Mudriczki that gives new insight into Pilinszky’s relationship with Modern Poetry in Translation co-founder Ted Hughes.
Considering the Im/Possible
10th December 2021
SK Grout reviews Catcalling by Lee Soho, translated by Soje, Open Letter, 2021.
Body and Soul
22nd October 2021
Amlanjyoti Goswami reviews The Complete Poems of San Juan de la Cruz: translated by María Baranda and Paul Hoover, Milkwood Editions, 2021.
THE HARD WORK OF RETURNING
17th September 2021
Josephine Corcoran reviews My Mother’s Language/La langue de ma mère by Abdellatif Laâbi,translated and introduced by André Naffis-Sahely, Poetry Translation Centre, 2021
You Mess Around in My Chaos
19th August 2021
Belinda Cooke reviews Night Truck Driver by Marcin Świetlicki, translated by Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese, Zephyr Press, 2020
The Power of Song
20th July 2021
Amlanjyoti Goswami reviews Homeland: Eighteen Bitter Songs by Yannis Ritsos, translated by David Harsent, Rack Press, 2021