A SALT WIND: CROSS CURRENTS IN POLISH AND BRITISH POETRY

‘A Salt Wind’ celebrates literary connections between Poland and the UK, drawing on cross-currents between the two poetic cultures. Commissioned especially for Modern Poetry in Translation, the featured poems and prose pieces include work by leading voices from the UK and Poland. Read the work beneath.   TARA BERGIN On Tadeusz Różewicz JACEK DEHNEL PosterityAfter Philip […]

Ten Women Poets in Translation for International Women's Day 2018

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 with this selection of ten brilliant international women poets with women translators. All the featured poems are available to read online for free – click through the links beneath to see more of their work.

Poems for International Mother Language Day 2018

We’ve selected eight poems from the pages of Modern Poetry in Translation to mark International Mother Language Day 2018, celebrating linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Transreading: Poetry School students respond to the first issue of Modern Poetry in Translation

‘Translating is reading, reading of the best, the most essential kind,’ wrote William H. Gass, introducing his understanding of translation as transreading. ‘The translating reader reads the inside of the verse and sees, like the physician, either its evident health or its hidden disease.’ The participants of ‘Transreading Central Europe: Post-Brexit Remix,’ a workshop run […]

Ten Women Poets in Translation for International Women’s Day 2017

This list was initially compiled to mark International Women’s Day 2017. We picked a list of ten brilliant female poets with female translators, many of whom are also poets in their own right. All the featured poems are available to read online for free – click through the links beneath to see more of their work. 1. […]

Poetry Advent Calendar

This year, we’re again counting down to Christmas with an advent calendar that celebrates the poets and translators featured in Modern Poetry in Translation. Now more than ever we champion poetry’s ability to inform and to question, to renew our capacity to see, and illuminate the world. Subscribe today for £23   Give a gift subscription […]