Brazilian/Italian poet Patrizia Longhitano responds with creativity and humour to the work of Cuban poet Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, with playful videos, animations and even a song.
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.
The PTC has cancelled our upcoming events due to the ongoing Covid-19 Outbreak, but we still have a lively online presence.
By: Marie Michalke
Tice Cin is a poet, writer and a member of the PTC Advisory Board. She weighs in on transhumanism versus posthumanism, translating AI poetry and her first novel.
Six emerging poets are taking over the Poetry Translation Centre’s YouTube page to respond to our 2019 publications. Find out more about the explosion of video coming your way.
By: A K Blakemore
We asked the poet AK Blakemore to review ‘Cats’ the movie based on the musical, based on the incredibly dated ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by TS Eliot. ★☆☆☆☆
The PTC staff look back on the highlights from our big year in 2019 including our tours, symposium the launch of the Sarah Maguire Prize and look forward to 2020.
By: Marie Michalke
Zêdan Xelef is a poet and translator based in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan who forced to leave his home in the Shingal Mountains to escape the genocide of the Êzîdî community.
By: Lola Olufemi
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.
By: Astrid Alben
The Translating Poetries Symposium sees the PTC return to SOAS were the organisation was born to take stock and forge new connections for the future.
By: Alireza Abiz
‘Translation of poetry is a labour of love and the Sarah Maguire Prize is our way to acknowledge and appreciate this love’ writes poet, translator and head prize judge, Alireza Abiz.