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At Asymptote, Three Reviews of New Books of Poetry in Translation June 24, 2016: Asymptote brings us the latest titles in translation for June in a collection of short reviews. “What’s New in Translation?” includes Hyesoon’s Poor Love Machine (see our post on [...] by

Action Books Curates Folio of Essays in Response to Poetry of Kim Hyesoon June 24, 2016: At the Asian American Writers’ Workshop blog The Margins, Action Books’s Joyelle McSweeney and Johannes Göransson have collected essays by several writers on Kim Hyesoon’s poetry [...] by

Kim Yideum’s Cheer Up, Femme Fatale Reviewed at Fanzine May 25, 2016: At Fanzine, Megan Milks reviews Kim Yideum’s Cheer Up, Femme Fatale (Action Books, 2016), translated from the Korean by Ji Yoon Lee, Don Mee Choi, and Johannes Göransson. “Kim is well known [...] by

Niina Pollari’s Take on Translating Finnish Poetry February 10, 2016: At Catapult, poet Niina Pollari writes about translating Finnish literature into English. Not long ago, Pollari–the author of Dead Horse (Birds LLC, 2015)–found herself in awe of a [...] by

Context/Decontext: A Conversation with Johannes Göransson October 20, 2015: Utrecht, The Netherlands & Notre Dame, Indiana, USA Here is a chance to reflect on book reviewing, and here is something to tell you up front: I am an impossibly slow reader and writer, and no [...] by

‘every living cell has consciousness’: The Work of Lucas de Lima June 16, 2015: In April, 2015 Lucas de Lima performed with the poet Hiromi Ito and her translator Jeffery Angles at The Kelly Writers House on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. They also had a recorded [...] by

Today or a Million Years Ago: An Interview with Raúl Zurita March 24, 2015: This interview took place on Sunday, April 13, 2014 in the lobby of the Washington Square Hotel in Manhattan. I had spent the weekend talking and working with Raúl; two nights before, on Friday, [...] by

This Is Not a Book Review November 7, 2014: Wild Grass on the Riverbank (Action Books, 2015) by Hiromi Ito is the newest book of translation by Jeffrey Angles, following his previous translation of Ito’s work, a collection of poems published [...] by

Lucas de Lima’s Wet Land Reviewed at HTMLGiant June 24, 2014: The thorny terrain of the elegy is brought to focus in Marty Cain’s review of Lucas de Lima’s Wet Land (Action Books, 2014) at HTMLGiant. To set the stage, Cain reminds us that “The [...] by

Sade Murphy in Conversation at Montevidayo May 8, 2014: Action Books’s Assistant Editor, Paul Cunningham, talks with rising-star poet Sade Murphy at Montevidayo. Paul: Hi Sade. How do you approach writing a new poem? What kind of work do you [...] by