Monthly Archives: July 2014

translate it yourself

Tired of bad translations? Put the poetry back into translation yourself! At the Modern Poetry in Translation website, you can read submit your own English translation of a poem, based on a literal translation and sound recording in the original

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My Voice: A Decade of Poems from the Poetry Translation Centre

Here’s another nail in the coffin of Robert Frost’s truism that poetry is what gets lost in translation. The fabulous Poetry Translation Centre (PTC) is celebrating its first decade with My Voice,  an anthology of poems translated from 23 languages

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Victoria Lomasko: Slaves of Moscow

Published in English this month, Slaves of Moscow  tells the story of twelve Kazakhstani women enslaved in a Moscow grocery store. The Kazakhstani couple who owned the shop forced them to work 20 hours a day. Some even gave birth

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