Joan Margarit in UK for Readings
Catalan poet Joan Margarit will be in the UK this spring to give readings from his new book Love Is a Place together with his translator Anna Crowe. Joan Margarit is Spain's most widely acclaimed contemporary poet. Love Is a Place includes all the poems from his three most recent Catalan collections. His earlier work is gathered together in Tugs in the Fog: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2006), the ﬁrst English translation of his Catalan poetry and a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation, and Strangely Happy (Bloodaxe Books, 2011). All these books were translated from Catalan by Anna Crowe.
Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts, Newcastle University, Tuesday 28 February 2017, 7.15pm
Joan Margarit and Anna Crowe (translator)
Joan Margarit will read from Love Is a Place. Anna Crowe will read the English translations.
StAnza: Scotland's International Poetry Festival, St Andrews, Thursday 2 March 2017, 5-6pm
Five O'Clock Verses: Joan Margarit (with Anna Crowe) and A B Jackson
REVIEWS & FEATURES FOR LOVE IS A PLACE
In-depth review of Love Is a Place on London Grip by David Cooke.
Trafika Europe online magazine featured Joan Margarit's essay 'On Life and Poetry' from Love Is a Place, along with four poems from the book.
[12 January 2017]