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Some of Arc's Poets and Translators

Astrid Alben, poet (UK)

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

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István László Géher, poet (Hungary)

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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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Lidija Dimkovska, poet (Macedonia)

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Macedonian poet whose poems have been translated and published in more than twenty languages all around the world; and author of the prizewinning novel Hidden Camera. [...more]

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Maung Pyiyt Min, poet (Myanmar)

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Maung Pyiyt Min (b. 1953) was born in Rangoon. He has happily travelled through all the major epochs of Burmese poetry, from the post-war foursyllable era to more recent modern and postmodern times. He believes that poethood is the noblest of all human occupations. [...more]

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Amina Saïd, poet (Tunisia)

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AMINA SAÏD was born in Tunisia in 1953. She teaches English literature in Paris. One of the leading Arab women poets writing in French, Amina Saïd has published around a dozen collections of poetry a [...more]

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Josep Lluís Aguiló, poet (Spain)

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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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Amadou Lamine Sall, poet (Senegal)

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AMADOU LAMINE SALL lives in Senegal. He has been honoured with the Grand Prix of the Académie française and is widely published in Africa, France, Germany and Canada. [...more]

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Khal Torabully, poet (Mauritius)

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KHAL TORABULLY was born in 1956. He has a doctorate in poetic semiology and his collections include Palabres à parole (1997), L’ombrage rouge des gazelles (1998) and Chair corail, fragments coolies (Editions Ibis Rouge, Guadeloupe, 1999) [...more]

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Sigurdur Pálsson, poet (Iceland)

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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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Maris Salejs, poet (Latvia)

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Maris Salejs (real name Marians Rizijs) is a poet, artist, and scholar from Riga. [...more]

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Henriikka Tavi, poet (Finland)

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Hailing from Vehkalahti, now a part of Hamina, Henriikka Tavi's (b.1978) first book Esim. Esa (Teos 2007) won the prestigious Helsingin Sanomat first book prize. [...more]

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John Welch, translator (UK)

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John Welch was born in 1942 and lives in London. He edited Stories from South Asia, an anthology for school and college use, published by Oxford University Press in 1984. For around twenty-five years he ran the Many Press, publisher in 1993 of Amarjit Chandan's pamphlet collection Being Here. His own Collected Poems appeared from Shearsman in 2008, and a new collection, Visiting Exile, has just appeared from the same publisher. [...more]

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Edouard Maunick, poet (Mauritius)

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EDOUARD MAUNICK was born in Mauritius in 1931. He has been, successively, author and producer of radio programmes, TV presenter, editor of Jeune Afrique, a director at UNESCO and Mauritian Ambassador to Pretoria. [...more]

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Christopher James, poet (UK)

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Christopher James won the National Poetry Competition 2008 for his poem 'Farewell to the Earth'. His previous collection 'The Invention of Butterfly' was listed by The Independent as one of its top ten poetry books and he is described by Poetry Society's Judith Palmer as 'the UK's brightest newcomer'. Christopher is also the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors. [...more]

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Vesa Haapala, poet (Finland)

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Born in Jyväskyl&228; in 1971, Vesa Haapala moved around Finland until settling
in the capitol area. His first book Vantaa (Otava 2007), which received the
Kalevi Jäntti prize, was named after the town he lives in. [...more]

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Igor Isakovski, poet (Macedonia)

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Macedonian poet, prose writer, translator and editor. [...more]

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Carles Torner, poet (Spain)

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Carles Torner (born Barcelona, 1963) is a poet and writer. He has a PhD from the Paris VIII University and has chaired the Committee for Translation and Linguistic Rights of International PEN (1994-2004). He was director of the Literature and the Humanities Department at the Institut Ramon Llull (2004-2010) and is currently lecturer at the Faculty of Communication and International Relations Blanquerna (URL). [...more]

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Pandora, poet (Myanmar)

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Pandora (b. 1974) is from Burma delta. Her precocious literary talent has earned her several awards at poetry readings and essay competitions since her school days. As an English major at Rangoon University, she wrote poems and short stories for campus magazines under several pen names. [...more]

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Shashi Joshi, translator (India)

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Shashi Joshi has several publications to her credit including a three-volume work co-authored with Bhagwan Josh entitled Struggle for Hegemony in India: 1920-47. She has also published a play based on the Mountbatten Papers, The Last Durbar: The Division of British India (OUP, 2007). [...more]

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Tanella Boni, poet (Ivory Coast)

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TANELLA BONI was born and brought up in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, before going to university in Toulouse and then Paris. She is now a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Abidjan (Cocody). [...more]

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