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Some of Arc's Poets and Translators

Jan Wagner, poet (Germany)

Jan Wagner

Jan Wagner has published six volumes of poetry and has received numerous awards, including the Mondsee Poetry Award (2004), the Ernst Meister Prize for Poetry (2005), the Wilhelm Lehmann Prize (2009) and the Friedrich Hölderlin Prize (2011). [...more]

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Pablo Neruda, poet

Pablo Neruda, 1963

Numerous critics have praised Neruda as the greatest poet writing in the Spanish language during his lifetime. [...more]

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Nimrod, poet (Chad)

Nimrod says that he writes as a witness of the war that made him flee his home country and to rend homage to his mother, his childhood and the wonder of language itself. [...more]

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Sophie Mayer, poet

Sophie Mayer

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Edouard Maunick, poet (Mauritius)

Photo: Olivier Maunick

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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Orbita, poet (Latvia)

From left to right: Artūrs Punte, Semyon Khanin, Sergej Timofejev, Vladimir Svetlov

Orbita is a creative collective / group of Latvian poets writing in Russian whose works are dedicated to dialogue between various creative genres (literature, music, video, photography, VJ, web, etc.) and cultures. The collective was founded 1999 in Riga. [...more]

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Piotr Florczyk, poet (Poland)

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Thitsar Ni, poet (Myanmar)

Photo: Craig Ritchie

Thitsar Ni is a Buddhist with no spouse, no bank account and no master. To him, a poem should be an anti-poem. In describing the significance of writing poetry, he states: I have always chosen poetry whenever there was chance for me to live a purposeful life. [...more]

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Philip Wilson, editor and translator

Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson is an experienced and widely-published translator and academic who currently lives and works in Norwich at the University of East Anglia. [...more]

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Annie Rutherford, translator

Annie Rutherford

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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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Marian de Vooght, editor and translator

Marian de Vooght is the editor (with Jean Boase-Beier) of The Holocaust Poetry Anthology. [...more]

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Matilda Södergran, poet (Finland)

photo credit: Andreas Andersson

Matilda Södergran was born in 1987 in Korsnäs, Finland. She currently lives in Malmö, Sweden and has recently completed her Master of Arts in Translation at Lunds University. [...more]

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Elies Barberà, poet (Spain)

Elies Barberà (born Xativa, 1970) is an actor and a poet. His most recent publication is entitled En la Primavera perpetua (In Perpetual Spring, 2010), a play made up of poetic texts. [...more]

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Eeva Kilpi, poet (Finland)

Eeva Kilpi

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Adnan al-Sayegh, poet (Iraq)

Adnan al-Sayegh

Born in al-Kufa (Iraq) in 1955, Adnan al-Sayegh is one of the most original voices from the generation of Iraqi poets known as the Eighties Movement. His poetry, crafted with elegance, and sharp as an arrowhead, carries an intense passion for freedom love and beauty. Adnan uses his words as a weapon to denounce the devastation of war and the horrors of dictatorship. [...more]

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Heinrich Heine, poet (Germany)

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Volha Hapeyeva, poet (Belarus)

Volha Hapeyeva

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Jan Baeke, poet (The Netherlands)

Jan Baeke

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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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