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Versions of Yasuaki Inoue haiku in Modern Poetry in Translation

Katrina’s versions of Yasuaki Inoue’s haiku are in Modern Poetry in Translation. She translated these five poems during an Arts Council- funded trip to Japan, and is grateful to Professor Michiyo Takano of Yamanashi Prefectural University for her literal translations. Yasuaki Inoue is editor of Kakko (Cuckoo) haiku society and journal in Japan. In 2019, Katrina …

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Review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas

  Here is Katrina’s review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas. Bekas’s collection is translated by the Kurdish poet, Choman Hardi. The review, entitled ‘What Generous Pain’ is published by Modern Poetry in Translation. Butterfly Valley is published by Arc Publications as a bilingual Kurdish-English collection. Katrina regularly reviews for Modern Poetry in Translation, among other …

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When I was at my most beautiful – Japanese poetry workshop in London

Katrina will be running a one-day Japanese poetry workshop in London on Sat 9 June. In this one-day workshop, for the Poetry School, Katrina Naomi will offer a range of writing exercises based on both contemporary Japanese poetry and traditional Japanese forms. We will read and respond to poetry from the 8th to the 21st …

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