Articles

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.

Category: Blog

What is Decolonisation?

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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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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Translating our translators

Translating our translators

The Poetry Translation Centre always works through collaboration. Find out why we use the term ‘bridge-translator’ to describe the language experts we work with.

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Finding a home in translation

Finding a home in translation

Kostya Tsolákis recently gave a workshop on translating LGBTQ poetry at the Poetry in Aldeburgh festival. Read about his journey from workshop attendee to facilitator.

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Interview with Mary Jean Chan

Interview with Mary Jean Chan

The PTC has established a new advisory board. As part of a new series of interviews, our commissioning editor, Edward Doegar, met up with the poet Mary Jean Chan at the British Library.

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