Feb 08 2007

Circumference Reading

Poetry In Translation

CIRCUMFERENCE, a journal of poetry in translation, celebrates the release of its fifth issue with a reading at the Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art.

Translators EMILY MOORE, CAROLINE CRUMPACKER, WENDY WALKER, and MATTHEW ZAPRUDER will read poetry translated from Spanish, Chinese, French, Arabic, and Romanian.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2007 / 7:00 PM
Admission is FREE.

CIRCUMFERENCE is a biannual, multi-lingual journal that presents translations of new work being written around the globe, new visions of classical poems, and translations of foreign language poets of the past who have fallen under the radar of American readers.

Issue 5 of CIRCUMFERENCE presents work translated from Ahtna, Albanian, Chinese, French, Norweigan, Spanish, and over a dozen other languages. To subscribe or read sample poems visit www.circumferencemag.com.