NEW POETRY BY HENRY KING, IRENE CUNNINGHAM, AND KELLI SIMPSON

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HENRY KING studied at the University of Glasgow, and lectures on English literature at Malmö University, Sweden. His translations from French (with Andrew Rubens) have been published in Benjamin Fondane: Cinepoems and Others.”  IRENE CUNNINGHAM  has… Continue reading

THE DEFIANT SPIRIT OF A GENERATION: Hamid Ismailov’s ‘The Devil’s Dance’, trans. Donald Rayfield

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Hamid Ismailov, The Devil’s Dance, translated by Donald Rayfield (Tilted Axis Press, 2018) By Robin Munby “The English have a game they call kir-ket”, says Muborak, a well-travelled Bukharan Jew, about a third… Continue reading

HISTORY’S MESH: ‘Ghosts on the Shore: Travels Along Germany’s Baltic Coast’ by Paul Scraton

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ECOCRITICISM NOW: The essays, reviews, and poetry collected in this thread trace responses to the interlinked terms nature, ecology, and ecocriticism, all of which have come to occupy increasingly important roles in a… Continue reading

NOT A WHITE HEAT: J.M. Coetzee’s ‘Late Essays: 2006–2017’

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J.M. Coetzee, Late Essays: 2006–2017 (Harvill Secker, 2017) Reviewed by Daniel Davis Wood Has J.M. Coetzee become an anxious man? Never mind the cool, terse prose style that colours all his work, or… Continue reading

RULES AND IRREALIS: ‘THE ART OF NAMING’ BY MICHAEL OHL

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Michael Ohl, The Art of Naming, trans. Elisabeth Lauffer (MIT Press, 2018) Review by Victoria Wang Since the mid-eighteenth century the construction of scientific names of plant and animal species have obeyed strict rules.… Continue reading

WHO MAKES LITERARY TRANSLATION?

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This is the last of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY TOM PAINE

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TOM PAINE’s poetry is upcoming or published in The Nation, Fence, Epiphany, The Common, Green Mountain Review, Hunger Mountain, Forklift, Tinderbox, Hotel Amerika, Tampa Review and elsewhere. A Boy’s Book of Nervous Breakdowns,… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: Miguel Martins

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This is the fourth of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading

POETRY TRANSLATION SHOWCASE: Ricardo Marques

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This is the third of five instalments of work as the result of the 2017 Edwin Morgan Trust translation workshop. Three Portuguese and three Scottish poets met, under the guidance of facilitator Tom… Continue reading

NEW POETRY BY NIALL MCGRATH, TONY D’ARPINO, AND SENECA BASOALTO

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NIALL MCGRATH is from County Antrim and is a graduate of Edinburgh University. His most recent collections are Clay  and The Way It Is from Lapwing. TONY D’ARPINO is an American poet living… Continue reading

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