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Some of Arc's Poets and Translators

Cliff Forshaw, poet

Cliff Forshaw left school at sixteen and worked in an abattoir before studying painting at art college and developing an interest in languages and literatures. After working in Spain, Mexico, Italy, Germany, New York and London, he completed his doctorate on Renaissance Literature at Oxford. Since then he has lived in Snowdonia, and taught at Bangor and now Hull University.

Cliff has been International Writer-in-Residence at Hobart, Tasmania, winner of the Welsh Academi John Tripp Award, Blue Nose Poet-of-the-Year, twice a Hawthornden Writing Fellow and a Djerassi Resident Artist in California. [...more]

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Matthew Hollis, translator (UK)

Matthew Hollis works as a poetry editor. His collection Ground Water (Bloodaxe, 2004) was short-listed for the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, the Guardian First Book Award and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. [...more]

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Igor Isakovski, poet (Macedonia)

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

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Ivana Milankov, poet (Serbia)

Ivana Milankov belongs to the first generation of poets from central and eastern Europe who were influenced by anti-establishment poetries - particularly from the USA - such as the Beats and, later on, the New York poets. Milankova acted as a translator for Allen Ginsberg through a tour of the former Yugoslavia and subsequently worked with him during a summer workshop in Colorado. [...more]

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Antônio Moura, poet (Brazil)

Antônio Moura was born in 1963 in Belém, capital of the state of Pará, in the Brazilian Amazon. [...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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Shams Nadir, poet (Tunisia)

SHAMS NADIR is the pseudonym of Tunisian poet and novelist Mohammed Aziza, born in 1940. [...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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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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Amin Mughal, translator (India/UK)

Amin Mughal was born in the Punjab in 1935 and has lived in England as a political exile since 1984. He is a critic of Urdu and Punjabi literature. He taught English at Islamia College and Shah Hussain College in Lahore. As a leader of the National Awami Party, he was imprisoned a number of times. He worked for the weekly magazine Viewpoint in Lahore and was editor of Awaz, an Urdu daily published in London. [...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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Apurva Narain, translator (India)

Apurva Narain has had diverse professional interests as a consultant, researcher and editor. [...more]

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Jordi Julià, poet (Spain)

Jordi Julià (born Sant Celoni, 1972) is a poet, essayist and professor of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He specializes in the study of contemporary literature and his critical works have received both national and international awards. [...more]

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Marts Pujats, poet (Latvia)

Having received a rigorous musical training at Riga's famous Dom Choir School, Marts Pujats made his debut as a poet in 1988. [...more]

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András Imreh, poet (Hungary)

András Imreh was born in Budapest in 1966 where he still lives. After working as a language teacher and living in Mexico for a year he is now a free-lance poet and translator. [...more]

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Mohammed Dib, poet (Algeria)

MOHAMMED DIB was born at Tlemcen in 1920. After working as a teacher (prior to the Second World War), he joined the paper Alger républicain, which he quit in 1951. He was expelled from Algeria in 1959 and later settled in the western Paris suburbs. [...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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Tin Moe, poet (Myanmar)

photo: Kyaw Wunna

In 2002, Tin Moe won a Hellman and Hammett grant and in 2004 the Prince Claus Award for Literature in the Netherlands. Author of twenty-five books, eighteen of them poetry collections, he died in Los Angeles in 2007. [...more]

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Alvin Pang, poet (Singapore)

Alvin PANG (b. 1972, Singapore) is a poet, writer, editor, anthologist, and translator. His poetry has been translated into over fifteen languages, and he has appeared in major festivals and anthologies worldwide. [...more]

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Fabio Pusterla, poet (Switzerland)

Swiss / Italian poet, translator, essayist and scholar. [...more]

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