How Did I Get Here?

Translator Brian Holton has won The Sarah Maguire Prize for his work on ‘Anniversary Snow’ by Chinese Yang Lian. Here he reflects on his life as a translator.

Where did ‘Anniversary Snow’ fall?

‘For a poet, writing is like running a marathon’: The Chinese poet Yang Lian responds to winning the Sarah Maguire Prize with a reflection on his approach to poetry.


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