On Translating Punctuation, or the Difference a ?! and a ….. Make

“Often, connectors in Arabic become punctuation marks in English – both function to break up a sentence into understandable sections[.]”


A Sudanese Celebration of Sarah Maguire (1957-2017), Founder of the Poetry Translation Centre in London

“Sarah’s commitment to translation of poets from southern nations began when she was sent by the British Council in 1996 to Palestine.  Through engagement with poets around the world, she developed the determination to fight the notion of ‘otherness’.  Sarah chaired the workshops in the same inclusive spirit, and taught me much, and not only about translation.”