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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.

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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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Some Thoughts on Co-Translating Gaarriye

Some Thoughts on Co-Translating Gaarriye

W N Herbert offers a fascinating insight into how he approached co-translating Somali poetry. In this essay he describes his induction into the marvellous complexities of Somali verse and how he came to terms with the formal dexterities of Gaarriye’s ‘non-lyric’ poetry.

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