Everything is Staged

Penny Newell reviews ‘Putting On My Species’ by Sasja Janssen, translated by Michele Hutchison, Shearsman, 2020.

Haiku workshop, spring 2020: Alan Cummings speaks with Clare Pollard

Our spring translation workshop looked at a selection of three haiku chosen by Alan Cummings, and was our most popular workshop to date. Listen to this podcast for a deeper discussion of these haiku – and find out which translations were his favourite. [transcript available]

The Boundless Possibility

Charlotte Wetton reviews Chameleon/ Nachtroer by Charlotte Van Den Broeck, translated by David Colmer, Bloodaxe, 2020.

A July Wind

Steve Komarnyckyj reviews Oneiromancy, by Winétt de Rokha, translated by Jessica Sequeira. Smokestack, 2019

Not Exactly a Sister

An essay on 언니 / unni, by So J. Lee – Modern Poetry in Translation’s 2020 Writer in Residence

Shields of Roses

Sarah-Jean Zubair reviews Defiance of the Rose: Selected Poems by Perveen Shakir, translated by Naima Rashid, (Oxford UP, 2019).