Shortlist for Popescu translation prize is revealed

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The shortlist for this year’s Popescu European Poetry Translation prize, run biennially by the Poetry Society, has been announced. The shortlisted translators, chosen by judges Olivia McCannon and Clare Pollard, are:

David Constantine and Tom Kuhn for Love Poems by Bertolt Brecht, published by Liveright [from German]; Iain Galbraith for Self-Portrait With A Swarm Of Bees by Jan Wagner, Arc Publications [from German]; Anne Stokes for Ice Roses - Selected Poems by Sarah Kirsch, Carcanet [from German]; Ellen Doré Watson for The Mystical Rose by Adélia Prado, Bloodaxe [from Portuguese]; Susan Wicks for Talking Vrous by Valérie Rouzeau, Arc Publications [from French]; Elzbieta Wojcik-Leese for Nothing More by Krystyna Miłobędzka, Arc Publications [from Polish]

The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on 23 November. More details

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