Online launch for MPT Dream Colours: Focus on Japan – Thursday 30 April, 7pm

Join us at 7pm on Thursday 30 April for the online launch of MPT Dream Colours. We’ll be streaming live from our YouTube channel, where MPT Editor Clare Pollard will be joined remotely by translators Jeffrey Angles and Polly Barton as well as poet Sayaka Osaki. Tune in for a discussion of Japanese poetry and translation as well as […]

To Never Know the World the Same

Amanda Hopkinson reviews ‘Home on the Move: Two Poems go on a Journey’, edited by Manuela Perteghella & Ricarda Vidal, Parthian, 2019.

Against Terra Nullius Translation – an essay by Khairani Barokka

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…

Notes on a Lithuanian Workshop, by Frances Leviston

The workshop from which this group of translations emerged (featured in ‘How to Swim’) took place at the British Council offices near the National Gallery in London in October 2018. My companions in the workshop were the British poet Richard Scott, whose acclaimed first collection Soho had appeared from Faber earlier that year; and the […]