Autumn 2018's issue of Modern Poetry in Translation will have a Hungarian focus
To mark the 20th anniversary of our co-founder Ted Hughes' death we have decided to fulfil his plan for a Hungarian issue of MPT, honouring his engagement with poets such as János Pilinszky and Ferenc Juhász. We would love to read new translations of Hungarian poetry, both classic and contemporary.
Deadline for submitting to the Hungarian focus: August 10th 2018
A few reminders: We only publish translations of poetry (and not original English-language poetry) and the translations must be previously unpublished. We welcome work from any age, but we have a preference for contemporary work.
You are welcome to send submissions of up to six poems. You must be able to obtain rights for the reproduction of these translations both in MPT and online on our site. We pay a fee to our contributors.
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