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A poet reviews Cats

We asked the poet AK Blakemore to review ‘Cats’ the movie based on the musical, based on the incredibly dated ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by TS Eliot. ★☆☆☆☆

Introducing The Sarah Maguire Prize

‘Translation of poetry is a labour of love and the Sarah Maguire Prize is our way to acknowledge and appreciate this love’ writes poet, translator and head prize judge, Alireza Abiz.

Interview with Zêdan Xelef

Zêdan Xelef is a poet and translator based in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan who forced to leave his home in the Shingal Mountains to escape the genocide of the Êzîdî community. 

What is Decolonisation?

Decolonisation has reentered the public imagination in a big way. Writer Lola Olufemi introduces the key ideas and points to poetry, translation and local communities as sits for positive action.

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The PTC YouTube Takeover

The PTC YouTube Takeover

Six emerging poets are taking over the Poetry Translation Centre’s YouTube page to respond to our 2019 publications. Find out more about the explosion of video coming your way.

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Adelaide Ivánova Interview

Adelaide Ivánova Interview

‘I think that activists have a connection to poetry that felt healthy’ Brazilian poet Adelaide Ivánova talks about her poetry and political activism and her admiration for young poets.

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The PTC’s World Poet Series

The PTC’s World Poet Series

The PTC is launching our World Poet Series, a new series of pocket-sized bilingual books, with the English and original-language text displayed side by side.

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