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portrait of Shash Trevett

Shash Trevett

Shash Trevett is a Tamil from Sri Lanka who came to the UK to escape from the civil war. She has had poems published in journals and anthologies, most notably Modern Poetry in Translation. She writes by navigating between Tamil and English, creating poems which marry the linguistic traditions of the two languages. She has collaborated with artists and composers and is a winner of a Northern Writer’s Award for Poetry. She has been recorded by the British Library sound archive for their Between Two Worlds: Poetry & Translation Project.

Poems translated by Shash Trevett