Sunday Submissions: ‘Transference’ Seeks Translated Arabic Poems for Fall 2017 Issue

The journal Transference is currently inviting submissions of Arabic poetry translated into English:

They’re also interested in poems from the Chinese, French, Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, or Japanese. Also: “Along with the translated poem(s), translators should also submit a commentary on the translation process, addressing particular challenges posed by the text or specific translation choices.”

Those interested should submit no more than four poems at a time “unless they are extremely short.” You can find the journal’s complete submission guidelines at, as well as PDFs of past issues.

It’s not clear why they suggest the online system might not work, but:

However, if the online submission system is problematic for any reason, submissions may also be sent directly to Submissions are evaluated in a double-blind peer-review process. Submissions for the fall 2017 issue are currently being accepted.

Transference is published through the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University. It’s currently edited by David Kutzko and Molly Lynde-Recchia.