Translation Po-int
International poetry and poetry in translation

Editor, Clara Burghelea selects poetry from around the world in English and in translation

3 poems by Dora Manuel Culabo translated by Landa Wo

The body and its declaration of strength are telegraphed to the reader in Landa Wo’s translation of Dora Manuel Culabo’s poems.

4 Poems by Lorraine Caputo

Lorraine Caputo's poems are visually rich, capturing vivid images of both land and people in a simple, yet enchanting manner.

2 poems by Okeke Onyedika

Okeke Onyedika’s works have appeared/forthcoming in Eighteen seventy poetry, Brittle Paper, Deluge Journal, Rockvale, Praxis, African Writers, Tuck Magazine. & elsewhere.

2 poems by Goodness Olanrewaju Ayoola

Goodness Olanrewaju Ayoola’s poetry appeared in Glass, Pangolin Review, Mojave Heart, Ethel Zine and elsewhere.

Poet, Faye Ng Yu Ci

Faye Ng Yu Ci’s poems have appeared in Raven Chronicles, Bookends Review, and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal.

2 poems by Fizza Abbas

Fizza Abbas is a Freelance Content Writer based in Karachi, Pakistan.

In Between by Clelia Albano, translated by Peter O’Neill

In Between    Sebbene la forza gravitazionale  tenga i...

2 poems by Gale Acuff

Gale Acuff is the author of three books of poetry. He has taught university
English in the US, China, and Palestine

2 Poems by Glenn Hubbard

Glenn Hubbard lives in Madrid, where he teaches English and writes poetry.

Poetry by Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp’s most recent collection is ‘Took House’ (Tupelo Press, 2020). 

Poetry by Rafael Mendes

Poet Rafael Mendes is a member of NIC writers group at The Irish Writers Centre.

2 poems by Tonno Bisaccio

Tonno Bisaccio's work can be found in Apeiron, Gravel, Alimentum and others.

2 poems by Sanjib Kumar Baishya

Dr. Sanjib Kumar Baishya’s first collection ‘Truths in the Market’ was published in 2019 with Notion Press.

Poetry by Nnadi Samuel

Emerging poet,Nnadi Samuel is a graduate of English & literature from the University of Benin

2 poems by e.r de siqueira

e.r. de siqueira is a queer Latino poet whose work has appeared in the anthology My scwhules Auge - My Gay Eye - Berlin edition, Magma, Hawai'i Review, and others.

2 poems in translation by Cindy Rinne

Cindy Rinne is the author of several books, including 'Knife Me Split Memories' (Cholla Needles Press), 'Letters Under Rock with Bory Thach', (Elyssar Press), Mapless with Nikia Chaney (Cholla Needles Press),

2 poems by Susannah Violette

Susannah Violette has been placed or commended in The Plough Prize, Westival International Poetry Prize and the Frogmore poetry prize.

Micro Poetry by Margarita Serafimova

Margarita Serafimova’s work appeared widely at Nashville Review, LIT, Waxwing, A-Minor, Trafika Europe, and elsewhere.

maintaining social distance through the language of longitudes – An International, Multilingual Collaboration.

Clara Burghelea became involved with an international cadre of poets and translators to form a community of creatives during a time of lockdown.

2 poems by John Casquarelli -translated by Sevda Akyuz.

John Casquarelli is a Lecturer of Academic Writing at Koç Üniversitesi in Istanbul, and the Managing Editor for Lethe Journal.

Peter Valente translates the poems of Gérard de Nerva (Labrunie)

Peter Valente translates the work of Gérard de Nerval, pen name of Gérard Labrunie, a major figure in French Romanticism.

Poety by Gábor Gy Gyukics

Gábor Gy Gyukics is a Budapest born poet, translator, author of 11 books of poetry in five languages

Poetry by Alexandre Ferrere

Alexandre Ferrere’s essays, fiction, interviews and poems appeared in dozens of magazines. His first chapbook, mono/stitches will be published by Ethel in 2020.


Poetry by Rodica Draghincescu, Translated from the Romanian by Diana Manole

Diana Manole translates the work of important European poet Rodica Draghincescu

3 Poems by Zoe Karathanasi

Zoe Karathanasi’s poetry appeared or is forthcoming in Ink Sweat and Tears, The Interpreter's House, Tears in the Fence and others.

Recoding Grief a poem by Diana Manole

Diana Manole is winner of the 2020 Very Small Verse Contest of the League of Canadian Poets and of second prize in the 2017/18 John Dryden Translation Competition

Traian T Cosovei, translated by Adam J. Sorkin and Andreea Iulia Scridon.

Andreea Iulia Scridon and Adam J. Sorkin bring us a translation of Greva căpșunelor by Romanian poet Traian T. Coșovei

2 poems by Hanna Komar

Hanna Komar is an award-winning poet and translator based in Minsk, currently working at the Belarusian PEN Centre

Poetry by Mike Ekunno

Mike Ekunno evinces a compelling social consciousness in his poetry.

Blaue Stunde by Gottfried Benn (1886-1956), translated by Ursula Ziaja

Gottfried Benn (1886-1956) was a German poet, essayist and physician nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature five times.

Poetry by Dominique Hecq. Translated from the original French.

Dominique Hecq works include a novel, three books of short stories and nine collections of poetry. She is a recipient of the 2018 The International Poetry Translation and Research Centre Best Poets Prize. 

2 pieces by Sudanese poet, Enas Suleiman

Enas Suleiman is co-founder of the NWN poetry community in Sudan.


5 Poems by Eva Eliav

Eva Eliav, 5 poems From a new collection: “One Summer Day”

3 poems by Arnab Chatterjee

Arnab Chatterjee is the author of the three books that collectively form the Reflections Trilogy

2 poems by Chiara Salomoni

Chiara Salomoni’s is currently translating poetry by Silvio Ramat, Andrea Zanzotto and by Corrado Govoni.

Valérie Rouzeau, translated by Sabine Huynh

Valérie Rouzeau, Vrouz (Éditions La Table Ronde, Paris, 2012, pp. 11-12)

2 poems by Efe Ogufere

Listed as one of the top ten contemporary poets you should be reading.

3 poems from Simona Nastac

Simona Nastac's first poetry book, “The Depressing Colour of Honey” won the Alexandru Mușina Prize “The King of the Morning” for poetry debuts.

Featured Poet Edvin Subašić

Migrations  A boy in the darkness burning candles, shadows on the ceiling so playful so yellow, reads Crime and Punishment, follows furious light inside the sullen...

Poetry Translated by Gabi Reigh

Gabi Reigh's translations of original work by Mihai Eminescu, Lucian Blaga and Ioana Ileana Ștețco

Four Poems by Franca Mancinelli, translated by John Taylor

Four poems by Franca Mancinelli one can play dead: arms spread, the backbone for a...

2 poems by Roy Liran

2 Poems from Roy Liran

Irina-Roxana Georgescu, translated by Corina Moise Poenaru

Corina Moise Poenaru translates poetry by Irina-Roxana Georgescu

Miriam Calleja International Poetry

Miriam believes that poetry and prose are tools for storytelling that encourage unity. She has great faith in collaboration as a key to communication.

Poems by Sohail Ahmad Khan

Sohail Ahmad Khan is Dean of Oriental and Islamic Learning Faculty at Lahore's Government College.

Four poems by Guido Cupani translated by Patrick Williamson

Guido’s geographical and cultural roots lie in the Friuli region but he has the theoretical awareness of the astrophysicist,

4 Poems by Maja Haderlap, translated by Deirdre McMahon

Born in 1961, Maja Haderlap grew up in rural Eisenkappel-Vellach (called Želena Kapla-Bela in Slovene)

Poetry by Indran Amirthanayagam

Indran Amirthanayagam writes in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Haitian Creole.

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