'Undiscovered gem of a poet' Alicia Fernandez to guest at Sale Write Out Loud tonight

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The history of Western poetry is the history of poetry in translation. So says Alex Bellos in his book Is That a Fish in Your Ear? – the amazing adventure of translation (2011, Penguin).  He does so as a riposte to the oft-mooted notion that poetry is what gets lost in translation.  The truth for many is that attempts at translation bring greater understanding of one’s own work, and a fresh take o...

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September is National Translation Month!

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National Translation Month (NTM) is a fantastic celebration of literary translations throughout the month of September.

The aim is to encourage readers worldwide to celebrate literary works in translation from a variety of international authors, both past, and present, through an eclectic selecti...

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Mad experiment on Write Out Loud – translating poems online!

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Look, here's an idea: let’s translate our poems so we can share them with the world, and the world can share theirs with us. Simple. I mean, look at our gig guide. Thousands of people reading their...

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New Weekly Poem Podcasts from the Poetry Translation Centre


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