Ella Duffy

ELLA DUFFYʼs debut pamphlet, New Hunger, was published by Smith|Doorstop in May 2020. Her upcoming pamphlet, Rootstalk, will be published by Hazel Press in November 2020.

Jade Cuttle

JADE CUTTLE is Arts Commissioning Editor at The Times. She has written poetry for the BBC and The Spectator, and released an album of poem-songs Algal Bloom through Warren Records. www.jadecuttle.com

Claire Carlotti

CLAIRE CARLOTTI is studying English at Cambridge University, and has been writing a mixture of (unpublished) short stories and poetry for several years in her spare time. This is her first published translation.

Matthew Caley

MATTHEW CALEYʼs debut Thirst was nominated for The Forward Prize for best first collection. He has since published five more collections, most recently Trawlerman’s Turquoise. He gave the StAnza Lecture 2020.

Katie Byford

KATIE BYFORD is a poet and filmmaker with work published in anthologies by Bloodaxe and Macmillan. She received Durham University’s Maltby Exhibition Prize for her dissertation on Sappho translation.

Natalie Linh Bolderston

NATALIE LINH BOLDERSTON is a Vietnamese-Chinese-British poet. She won a 2020 Eric Gregory Award and her pamphlet, The Protection of Ghosts, is published with V. Press.

Nasim Rebecca Asl

NASIM REBECCA ASL is a Glasgow-based poet and journalist. Her work has been published in multiple magazines and her poem ‘Nemidoonam’ was featured in the inaugural Fringe of Colour Films.

Ali Al-Jamri

ALI AL-JAMRI is a Bahraini British poet and writer. He is a participant of the 2020 BBC Words First talent programme and one of his stories was a notable contender in the Bristol Short Story Prize.

So J. Lee

So J. Lee is the translator of Lee Hyemi’s Unexpected Vanilla (Tilted Axis Press, 2020), Choi Jin-young’s To the Warm Horizon (Honford Star, 2021), and Lee Soho’s Catcalling (Open Letter Books, 2021). They also make chogwa, a quarterly e-zine featuring one Korean poem and multiple English translations. Find excerpts, essays, and more at smokingtigers.com/so-j-lee. So J. Lee is Modern Poetry in Translation’s Writer […]

David Vichnar

DAVID VICHNAR is senior lecturer at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Charles University Prague. He is also active as an editor, publisher and translator.