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MPT (Modern Poetry in Translation) is a tri-annual poetry magazine that publishes poetry from all over the world in English translation. It is currently edited by Sasha Dugdale.

Founded in 1965 by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort it has consistently published the very best of world poetry in the very best translations, and has introduced a number of famous poets and iconic translations to the English-speaking world. MPT prints work of unsurpassed range and quality. Over the last decade it has featured over 90 languages, 463 poets and 349 translators. Boyd Tonkin in The Independent wrote that MPT "has a rare and precious talent". The Sunday Times called it a "necessity". There is no other magazine that has the same reach and the same consistent quality of poetry.


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Modern Poetry in Translation
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Twitter: @mptmagazine

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  • MPT 3/2015 (Modern Poetry in Translation): The Tangled Route
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