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Some of Arc's Poets and Translators

István Kemény, poet (Hungary)

István Kemény entered university to study law, but switched to Hungarian literature and history, graduating in these subjects in 1993. In his early poetry collections he continued the prevailing trends of decadence and symbolism. He won two literary prizes while still in his twenties. [...more]

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Anna T Szabó, poet (Romania)

Anna T Szabó is a Romanian poet, writer and translator. She is currently the poetry editor of the literary journal The Hungarian Quarterly which publishes Hungarian literature and essays in English. [...more]

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Tamás Jónás, poet (Hungary)

Tamás Jónás is a Hungarian writer, born to a Roma family in the derelict city of Azd in Northern Hungary. [...more]

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István László Géher, poet (Hungary)

Hungarian poet and translator - his translations of Plath, Dickinson, Shakespeare, Hughes and Yeats have appeared widely in journals and anthologies. [...more]

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Virág Erdos, poet (Hungary)

Virág Erdos was born in Budapest in 1968. She writes poems, short stories and plays. [...more]

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D. M. Black, poet (UK)

D. M. Black is a Scottish poet, born in South Africa in 1941, brought up in Scotland from 1950. He now lives in London and Wiltshire. He has continued to be anthologised since appearing in the first series of Penguin Modern Poets in 1968. [...more]

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Orsolya Karafiáth, poet (Hungary)

Orsolya Karafiáth is a Hungarian poet and arts journalist. She sometimes performs with her noise band, Elektrik BUGI Kommando. [...more]

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Shams Nadir, poet (Tunisia)

SHAMS NADIR is the pseudonym of Tunisian poet and novelist Mohammed Aziza, born in 1940. [...more]

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Abdellatif Laâbi, poet (Morocco)

ABDELLATIF LAÂBI was born in Fès in 1942. He published his first poetry collection at the age of 20. [...more]

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Lakshmi Holmström, translator (UK)

Lakshmi Holmström is a writer and translator. She has translated short stories, novels and poetry by the major contemporary writers in Tamil. [...more]

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Cheran, poet (Tamil)

Cheran was born in Alaveddy in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, and began writing poetry at a young age. His two early collections, together with an anthology of Tamil resistance poems, are all landmarks in contemporary Tamil poetry. In 1999 Cheran received a creative non-fiction award from the Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada. He is currently a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Windsor, Toronto, Canada. [...more]

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Aung Cheimt, poet (Myanmar)

Aged sixty-four, and still a prolific writer, Aung Cheimt somehow survives solely on the income from his poetry, publishing regularly in weekly journals in Rangoon. [...more]

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Róisín Tierney, poet (Ireland)

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Tierney was born in Dublin in 1963 and studied Psychology and Philosophy at University College Dublin. She moved to London in 1985. [...more]

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Sigurdur Pálsson, poet (Iceland)

Sigudur Palsson

The Icelandic poet, novelist, playwright and translator Sigurdur Pálsson has worked as a professor and cinema producer. His poetry has been translated into ten languages. He is also the author of three acclaimed novels and a book of memoirs. [...more]

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Josep Lluís Aguiló, poet (Spain)

Josep Lluis Aguilo (born Manacor, Mallorca, 1967), poet and businessman, works as a marketing and advertising director. In 2007, the Manacor School of Mallorcan Language gave him its Recognition of Merits Award for his work in writing Catalan poetry and helping to make it better known. [...more]

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Tahar Bekri, poet (Tunisia)

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TAHAR BEKRI was born in near Gabès, Tunisia, in 1951. He has lived in Paris since 1976. Writing in both French and Arabic, he has published around twenty books of poetry, essays and artists’ books [...more]

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Jovica Ivanovski, poet (Macedonia)

Ivanovski is a long time member of the Independent Writers of Macedonia. He lives and works in Skopje. [...more]

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Ottilie Mulzet, translator (Hungary)

Ottilie Mulzet has been translating Hungarian literature since the mid-1990s. [...more]

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Hrachya Sarukhan, poet (Armenia)

Hrachya Sarukhan was born in 1947 in Armenia. In 1963 he started attending the Terlemezyan state school of fine arts. He has worked as a teacher, head of the literature and philosophy sections of the Institute of Pedagogy, head of the literature section of H. Abelyan theatre. He has also worked in the press. [...more]

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Astrid Alben, poet (UK)

Astrid Alben is a new and original voice in English poetry, serious and uncompromising. [...more]

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