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Uten Mahamid’s Single-Shot Poetry

Uten Mahamid is a highly visual writer, and it’s no surprise, given that he is also an artist. He has said that in his poetry, as well as his artwork, he likes to create images that tell stories.

A Day in the Life of a Poetry Translator

Poet Clare Pollard facilitates poetry translation workshops for the PTC. She talked to Natasha Sutton Williams of London Calling about the process and challenges of being a poet-translator.

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In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

Sarah Maguire, an outstanding poet and the founder of the Poetry Translation Centre, died in November 2017. She had been ill for a few years. Poet Clarissa Aykroyd shares her memories.

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Translating Iraqi Poetry in Torquay

Translating Iraqi Poetry in Torquay

Translator Alice Guthrie reflects on translating Iraqi poet Kadhem Khanjar’s harrowing poem ‘Breaking News: Mass Grave Discovered Nearby’ in the tranquil setting of our Torquay workshops during the International Agatha Christie Festival.

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