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Some of Arc's Poets and Translators

Agnes Scott Langeland, translator (Norway)

Agnes Scott Langeland

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Jan Owen, translator

From her prize-winning first book Boy with a Telescope to her CD, Laughing in Greek, Jan Owen's work reveals a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a sure command of line and voice. [...more]

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Richard Lambert, poet

Richard Lambert

Richard Lambert is a poet and novelist. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA, and his poetry pamphlet was published in 2008, and his first collection in 2012. [...more]

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Annie Rutherford, translator

Annie Rutherford

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Wioletta Greg, poet (Poland)

Wioletta Greg (b. 1974): poet, writer and translator from Southern Poland, now resident on the Isle of Wight. [...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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George Messo, translator (UK)

George Messo is a poet, editor, translator and teacher. His most recent book of poems, Violades & Appledown, was published in 2012 by Shearsman Books. He is the editor of the Turkish Modern Poets series for Red Hand Books and the editor of the international journal Turkish Poetry Today. [...more]

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Michelle Cahill, poet (Australia)

Michelle Cahill

Michelle Cahill was born in Kenya, lived in the UK and resides in Sydney. Her poems have been widely anthologised. [...more]

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Hanoch Levin, poet (Israel)

Hanoch Levin, one of Israel's leading dramatists, was born in Tel Aviv and studied philosophy and literature at Tel Aviv University. At first he wrote poetry, but later concentrated on the theater. [...more]

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David Colmer, translator (Amsterdam)

David Colmer

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Matthew Sweeney, poet (Ireland)

Matthew Sweeney

Matthew Sweeney was born in Donegal, Ireland. His poetry, which is often fable-like and humorous, shows the influence of Irish and German-language literary traditions and writers, including Franz Kafka. [...more]

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Khachik Manoukyan, poet (Armenia)

Khachik Manoukyan is a member of the Armenian Writers Union since 1991. He has won numerous awards including the state 'Golden Reed' prize. He has been translated into English, French, German, Russian and Farsi. [...more]

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Maung Thein Zaw, poet (Myanmar)

Maung Thein Zaw (b. 1959) was born to a family of goldsmiths in Myaing Myo, Pakkokku District, in upper Burma. Two book of his poems, Dripping Dewdrops and Scenery 21, were published in one single volume in 2008. As a zat dancer and poet, Maung Thein Zaw's life had always been peripatetic, performing during the nights and dreaming during the days. As a Buddhist, he has tried to understand 'the Noble Eightfold Path' to the best of his capacity, while he sees his poetry as an attempt to gauge the essence of life. [...more]

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Hélène Dorion, poet (Canada)

Hélène Dorion is one of Canada's leading poets and winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award for Poetry. [...more]

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Eugenio Montale, poet (Italy)

Eugenio Montale

Eugenio Montale (1896 - 1981) was a Nobel Laureate and a grandmaster of Italian modernist poetry. [...more]

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Zorica Petrović, translator (Serbia)

Zorica Petrović was born in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia in 1976. She graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade in 2000, gaining a BA in English language and literature. [...more]

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Brother Anthony of Taizé, translator (France)

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Gemma Gorga, poet (Spain)

Gemma Gorga i Lopez (born Barcelona, 1968) has a PhD in Philology from the University of Barcelona, where she works as a teacher. Her work is focused primarily in the field of Medieval and Renaissance literature. She has published four collections of poetry. [...more]

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Alain Mabanckou, poet (Congo Brazzaville)

ALAIN MABANCKOU was born at Pointe Noire, Congo in 1966. He studied law in Brazzaville and France. His poetry collection L’usure des lendemains (Nouvelles du Sud, 1995) was awarded the Prix Jean-Christophe by La Société des Poètes Français. [...more]

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Tahar Bekri, poet (Tunisia)

Photo: Francis Goe

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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