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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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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.

Diana Anphimiadi on being a translated poet.

Read Georgian poet Diana Anphimiadi’s describes the experience of being a translated poet ‘Travelling in a different linguistic reality ... some kind of parallel reality, where another Diana Anphimiadi lives, writes and tells her readers about the most personal things. ‘

Nípa Ìkán-jù-kàn àti Ìpọ̀sí Èdè Nínú Lítiíréṣọ̀ Ilẹ̀ Afíríkà

Ó ti pé tí a ti máa ń gbọ́ àríyànjiyàn nípa kíni irú èdè tí ó yẹ ká lò láti máa kọ lítíréṣọ̀ nílẹ̀ adúláwọ̀. Ṣùgbọ́n ṣè kò tíì pẹ́ ju bẹ́ẹ̀ lọ tí àwọn ọmọ ilẹ̀ adúláwọ̀ ti ń ṣe oríṣiríṣi iṣẹ́ ọnà nínú èdè wọn?

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What is a ‘Poetry Transcription Pizza Party’?

In June the PTC teamed up with The Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society to run our first ever Poetry Transcription Pizza Party, a fun workshop were volunteers used their language skills to help battle the anglophone cultural bias on the internet.

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Watch Videos of our Georgian Poets Tour

Watch three short videos from the Georgian Poet Tour featuring, Salome Benidze and Diana Anphimiadi, their poet-translators, the English poets Helen Mort and Jean Sprackland alongside the PTC’s Georgian translator Natalia Bukia-Peters.

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One Poem, Many Languages

Poetry Translation Centre intern and writer Tice Cin talks to the Barbican Young Poets about the rising trend of UK and international writers using multiple languages within their poems.

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