Watch the Conversation and Poetry Reading at the University of Vigo in Spain:
“It goes without saying that those interested in translation would find this an indispensable volume. This work would also be of interest to anyone delighted by the possibilities of poetry, and in seeing two working poets thinking about language.” — Canadian Poetries
“[Secession/Insecession is] not just a further introduction to the writing of a major European writer, but a collaborative act of the anti-insular imagination by two of the finest poets writing today.” — Eclectic Ruckus
What politics where breath fractures?: (in)translation and the poetics of difference —Daniel Aguirre-Oteiza, Tayor and Francis Online
Chus Pato speaks with Geneviève Robichaud —Lemon Hound
Erín Moure also speaks with Geneviève Robichaud — Lemon Hound
Erín Moure in conversation with Katia Grubisic — Montreal Review of Books
“Outside the Fold”: A Conversation with/without Erín Moure and Chus Pato — Stylus: The Woodbury Poetry Room at Harvard Blog
Poemas que conversan: Chus Pato y Erin Moure — Uno y Cero Ediciones
TtD supplement #75 : Seven Questions for Erín Moure —Touch the Donkey
A central figure in contemporary poetry and one of the most iconoclastic figures in Galician and European literature, Chus Pato’s sixth book, m-Talá, broke the poetic mould in 2000. Hordes of Writing, the third text in her projected pentology Method, received the 2008 Spanish Critics’ Prize for Galician Poetry, and the Losada Diéguez Literary Prize in 2009. Pato continues to refashion the way we think of the possibilities of poetic text, of words, bodies, political and literary space, and of the construction of ourselves as individual, community, nation, world. She brings us face to face with the traumas and migrations of Europe, with writing itself, and the possibility (or not) of poetry accounting for our animal selves. Secession is Pato’s ninth book and her fourth to be translated into English.
Montreal poet Erín Moure has published seventeen books of poetry in English and Galician/English, and thirteen volumes of poetry translated from French, Spanish, Galician and Portuguese into English, by poets such as Andrés Ajens, Nicole Brossard, Rosalía de Castro, Louise Dupré, and Fernando Pessoa. Her work has received the Governor General’s Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the A.M. Klein Prize, and has been a three-time finalist for the Griffin Prize. Moure is currently revising the bilingual French/English impossible play Kapusta, a sequel to The Unmemntioable, and is translating Chus Pato’s Carne de Leviatán into English as Flesh of Leviathan. She is also working on a new book of poems called The Elements, and on a translation of Wilson Bueno’s Mar Paraguayo. Follow her on Twitter: @erinmoure.
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