'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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