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 Republic of 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.
The Poetry Translation Centre is seeking a Publishing Manager to complete our team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with publishing experience, an international outlook and an entrepreneurial spirit. A proven track record in book sales is desirable. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from diaspora heritage backgrounds.