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Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation shortlist announced.

The shortlist for the 2022 Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation is announced today. The biennial prize recognises the best book of poetry by a living poet from Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East published in English translation.

The 2022 Prize was judged by Rosalind Harvey (Chair), Kit Fan and Kyoo Lee. The six-strong shortlist includes poets from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Korea, Mauritius, Mexico, Palestine and Syria.

The winning book will be announced on Tuesday 1st November. The winning poet and their translator(s) will share a £3,000 award.

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In Place of Memory

British-Ukrainian poet Charlotte Shevchenko Knight talks about the role of poetry in the preservation of collective memory that is vital to Ukraine’s survival.

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