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Shameera Nair Lin talks to the National Poetry Prize winning poet Marvin Thompson about his musical inspirations, exploring British colonial violence and racism in his work, the lack of representation in nature writing and conquering poetic forms like the villanelle.
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Multiple voices, viewpoints and experiences combine to make Marvin Thompson’s poetry collection, Road Trip, a powerful, sensitive and unforgettable read, writes our contributor, Shameera Nair Lin.
Read More “Road Trip by Marvin Thompson – the start of a long and beautiful journey”
Elodie Rose Barnes explores the epic English and Spanish poetry anthology, The Sea Needs No Ornament / El mar no necesita ornamento, and talks to its translators, Loretta Collins Klobah and Maria Grau Perejoan, about the translation process, empowering women writers from the Caribbean and the literary history behind the poems.
Read More “The Sea Needs No Ornament/ El mar no necesita ornamento: in conversation with translators Loretta Collins Klobah and Maria Grau Perejoan”