Ars Interpres

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Ars Interpres
Editor Alexander Deriev
Categories Literature, Poetry, Translation, Arts
Frequency 2 per year
First issue 2003
Country Sweden
ISSN 1652-6368

Ars Interpres is an online and in-print international literary journal, originating in Stockholm. It publishes primarily contemporary English language poetry and English translations of modern Scandinavian and European poetry, as well as articles on poetic translation and other related materials. Ars Interpres also includes reviews, review-essays, interviews, art, and photography.

The magazine has featured fiction, poetry, interviews, and essays by such internationally renowned writers as Les Murray, Ruth Padel, Göran Sonnevi, Eamon Grennan, Pia Tafdrup, Seamus Heaney, Giannina Braschi, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Tadeusz Rozewicz, Diane di Prima, Regina Derieva, Alicia Ostriker, Dennis Nurkse, Tomas Venclova, Mariela Griffor, John Kinsella, and Gunnar Harding. In addition Ars Interpres publishes translations of new work being written around the globe, new visions of classical poems, and translations of European and Russian poets of the past such as Giacomo Leopardi, Gerrit Achterberg, and Osip Mandelstam.

The journal’s staff organises the Ars Interpres annual poetry festival.

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  • A New Connection in Stockholm, NY Arts Magazine, May/June 2006 [1]
  • Show #66: Europa & Show #116: Ars Interpres, Cross-Cultural Poetics (inside PENNsound - Electronic Poetry Center), 10-29-06 [2]

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