spread the word campaign

The Spread the Word campaign

I recently came across an amazing charity called Spread the Word, who work to improve access to literature for homeless people in the UK. They build libraries in homeless shelters and encourage people living on the streets to read. While you might think there are more pressing needs for people in such a terrible situation, literature…

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Defying translation – a Review of Sudeep Sen’s Aria/Anika

Sudeep Sen’s luminous collection Aria/Anika brings together poets from across the Eastern hemisphere, translated from multifarious languages with craft and imagination. Sen’s record as a poet and translator is formidable: his poems have achieved international acclaim, he has edited several major anthologies, and his list of honours and scholarships is as long as the praise…