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Lighthouse #7 & UEA MA Literary Translation Anthology 2014 – Official Launch Party

Gatehouse Press invite you to attend the launch of Lighthouse #7 and the UEA MA Literary Translation Anthology 2014 at The Bicycle Shop on St Benedict’s St, Norwich on Sunday 22nd February (Starts 8pm).

Lighthouse #7 features a wealth of poetry and short fiction, plus feature essays from Moniza Alvi (Bloodaxe Books) and Dan Richards (Faber & Faber), plus stunning etchings by Harriet Lee-Merrion. The issue is on the theme of ‘writing from life’:

“Creativity is a strange beast, and like a dog turning four times in it’s bed before lying down, we like to get our conditions right.” – From the editorial (Jo Surzyn & Andrew McDonnell).

The UEA MA Literary Translation Anthology 2014 showcases work from the 2013-14 cohort of translators with a forward by Dr Cecilia Rossi. There is a wide range of work in translation, featuring poetry, fiction and script from French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Russian and an experimental poem from a German Guide Book to Norwich:

Years ago i was
active city
         almost like
         the Mainstreets
follow their middleage, run
within the rest,
stork a wall, for example the
normal and
the middle hall,
the honey coloured
                               S         t           o          n          e

From ‘A Journey Through The I: An Ode To Norwich’ From A German Guide Book To Norwich – Cole Konopka

Posted 6 years ago

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