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Translating Poetries: A Symposium for Translation Practitioners

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, September 13, 2019 - 19:30
SOAS, University of London Djam Lecture Theatre Russell Square: College Buildings London WC1H 0XG

Translating Poetries: A Symposium for Translation Practitioners will gather 50 leading translation practitioners from around the world to discuss the practice of translating poetry. This two-day event will be hosted by the Poetry Translation Centre and SOAS University of London with support from Commonwealth Writers, Literature Across Frontiers and the National Centre for Writing. 

The aims of the symposium are:

Oxford Translation Day 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 17:00
St Anne’s College, Seminar Room 9

Delighted to be chairing the new event 'This is Why: Translators on translating'. This will allow the shortlisted translators for this years Weidenfeld prize a chance to talk about their craft and the nitty gritty of their decisions. A wonderful opportunity to hear them speak just before the prize-giving. A foretate of the delights on offer this year.  


The Timothy Corsellis Prize 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 15:00
Poetry Society announces winners of the prize in honour of Timothy Corsellis. Congratulations to the winners and all of those commended

Out next spring!

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 13:30
I am a field full of rapeseed, give cover to deer and shine like thirteen oil paintings laid one on top of the other