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By Several Hands: On Currently & Emotion & Nicholas Moore December 12, 2016: At the beginning of November, I read some poems alongside Tara Bergin and (appearing via recorded video) Don Mee Choi and Sawako Nakayasu at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, to celebrate the [...] by

Shortlist Announced for 2016 National Translation Awards in Poetry & Prose September 29, 2016: Today the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced their shortlist for translation awards in poetry and prose. We were happy to see some great titles on this year’s list, as [...] by

Sawako Nakayasu Discusses the Pursuit of Translation, Chika Sagawa, & More at Asymptote July 19, 2016: Sawako Nakayasu talks about Chika Sagawa, Japanese Modernism, and the pursuit of experimental translation with Lindsey Webb for Asymptote. “Forrest Gander called Sawako Nakayasu ‘the [...] by

Sawako Nakayasu Wins 2016 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation for The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa March 1, 2016: Congratulations to Sawako Nakayasu, whose translation of The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa is the winner of this year’s PEN Award for Poetry in Translation! To celebrate, Canarium Books is [...] by

The Best Best Poetry of 2015 Lists of the Week December 11, 2015: The lists are coming…Manohla Dargis even quoted Umberto Eco, noting that “[w]e like lists because we don’t want to die.” Can’t argue with that! Here are the best Best Poetry [...] by

The New Yorker Introduces Chika Sagawa (and Her Translators) August 20, 2015: The New Yorker’s Adrienne Raphel introduces the first full-length, English-language collection of Sagawa’s poetry, translated by Sawako Nakayasu, to readers: The Collected Poems of Chika [...] by

Heavy Feather Review Has The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa (Translated by Sawako Nakaysasu) on Display August 4, 2015: At Heavy Feather Review, AK Afferez close-reads The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa, published by Canarium and translated by Sawako Nakayasu. Afferez remarks: “this first comprehensive [...] by

Boston Review’s Summer Reads Include Costume En Face, More July 28, 2015: Boston Review has posted a handful of micro-reviews for their Summer Poetry Reads, looking at Gentlessness, by Dan Beachy-Quick (Tupelo Press); They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Two April 7, 2015: There is a mound of earth in the city of Hiroshima where the bodies of 70,000 nameless people killed by the atomic bomb are buried. The mound is in the park between the Honkawa and Motoyasu [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume I March 2, 2015: One of the great gifts of having an artist for a friend is the unique education that comes of asking what are you into? Nearly all my favorite music, writing, films, and paintings have been received [...] by