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Beyond Yes or No (Brexit, poetry and the quest for better questions)

A year or more on, this still feels worth saying – written for mainly American readers, via the rather good Superstition [Review]

http://blog.superstitionreview.asu.edu/2017/04/08/guest-post-philip-gross-beyond-yes-or-no/

 

Translating Silence

TRANSLATING SILENCE – BY PHILIP GROSS

In ‘silencesilencesilencesilencesilence' – a digital pamphlet on Estonian poetry, produced with support from @LitBritish. http://modernpoetryintranslation.com/silencesilencesilencesilencesilencesilence-a-digital-pamphlet-on-estonian-poetry/  

Read online for free, including a short essay on the different languages of silence, with poems by great Estonian writers Juhan Viiding, Jaan Kaplinski and Doris Kareva and one of my own - http://modernpoetryintranslation.com/translating-silence-by-philip-gross/ ... with a very warm memory of conversations with Doris, Kätlin Kaldmaa and many others at EstLitFest, the Estonian Literature Festival, in London this Spring.

 

Ten Poems About Rivers

A handsome and gift-able multi-angled tribute to the shape-shifting of rivers, poems by Eavan Boland, Kayo Chingonyi, Ian Duhig, Philip Gross, Kathleen Jamie, Zaffar Kunial, Beth McDonough, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Pascale Petit and Julian Turner - edited by Ian Duhig, published by the Candlestick Press. Cover illustration by Ian Phillips. £4.95... which sends a donation to The Rivers Trust.

http://www.candlestickpress.co.uk/pamphlet/ten-poems-about-rivers/