The PTC are delighted to announce the participants of our first-ever young poets’ development scheme, who will be working with Mexican-Scottish poet and translator Juana Adcock.
On these pages you can find reviews of our translations and events; interviews with our poets and translators; blog posts; and a selection of fascinating essays on translation by some of the UK’s best known poets and translators.
Following the success of the inaugural Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation, the PoetryTranslation Centre is delighted to welcome an esteemed lineup of judges for the 2022 prize.
For 20 years Afghan poets stood up for human rights in their county, these writers are now at risk. You can help by contacting your MP using our template letter.
By: Michael Barnes
Poet and translator, Michael Barnes looks at the complexities of privilege and space when writing about multilingualism as a white, native English speaker
A literary prize for any language but one, for anyone who lives in the UK and lives between languages, from Specimen - The Babel Review of Translations.
By: Kaozara Okikiola Oyalowo
We have just launched our youth programme: Undertow. The poet Kaozara Okikiola Oyalowo came up with the name and here she tells us why it resonates with her.
Undertow, the PTC’s Youth programme, is developing young poets and spoken word performers - The deadline for applications has been extended to MONDAY AUGUST 9TH.
Iraqi poet Saadi Youssef has died aged 87 at his home near London. Youssef was one of the Arab world’s most respected poets and the PTC’s first patron.
The Sarah Maguire Prize for Poetry in Translation is an international biennial award for the best book of poetry in English translation by a living poet from beyond Europe.
By: Payal Bhavsar
Current PTC intern Payal Bhavsar and her mother read poetry together during the UK lockdown, picking up PTC chapbook ‘The Cartographer’ by Hindi Poet as a way of getting to grips with anxiety and grief.