So J. Lee is the translator of Lee Hyemi’s Unexpected Vanilla (Tilted Axis Press, 2020), Choi Jin-young’s To the Warm Horizon (Honford Star, 2021), and Lee Soho’s Catcalling (Open Letter Books, 2021). They also make chogwa, a quarterly e-zine featuring one Korean poem and multiple English translations. Find excerpts, essays, and more at smokingtigers.com/so-j-lee. So J. Lee is Modern Poetry in Translation’s Writer […]
DAVID VICHNAR is senior lecturer at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Charles University Prague. He is also active as an editor, publisher and translator.
KATEŘINA MATUŠTÍKOVÁ is a young poet and teacher of English based in Prague.
SIMON PETTIFAR lives in a small Welsh border town and works in a second-hand bookshop and as a hotel night-porter. As well as preparing a Selected Poems of Jan Skácel in English he is writing a screenplay based on the life of Nathanael West.
NATHAN FIELDS, editor at Project Plume, was selected for World Literature Today’s top translators for 2017 and translates Czech poetry and prose.
O MAYEUX is a linguist at the University of Cambridge. He is author of btwyx.txt (Damaged Goods Press 2019), Artefacts (Post-Asemic Press 2018) and poems in various journals.
Alexandra Berlina is the author of a book on Brodsky’s self-translations, Brodsky Translating Brodsky, and the laureate of several translation awards. Born in Moscow, she studied in London, and now lives in Germany, working as a freelance literary and academic translator into English and German. You can find out about her latest exploits on her […]
Alan Cummings is Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies at SOAS University of London. He works on early modern Japanese literature and theatre. Amongst his translations is Haiku: Love (British Museum Press, 2013).
JEFFREY ANGLES is an award-winning translator of Japanese literature and a professor at Western Michigan University. He writes poetry in both English and Japanese.
MARY JO BANG is the author of eight books of poems and a translation of Dante’s Inferno, with illustrations by Henrik Drescher. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.