In it, Zurita opens by quoting from the poem “My Defeated Banner,” of which he says that “in its devastating beauty, it represents one of the peak moments of his poetry as well as of the writing of our time.”
The Asymptote Book Club’s September 2020 selection was Emma Ramadan’s translation of Meryem Alaoui’s Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: As part of the book-club materials, Asymptote editor Allison Braden talked […]
They are, they write, “looking for the best unpublished translations (into English) under 1,000 words.”
I’m a bit late on this one, since the Asymptote submissions deadline for Issue No. 1 is…tomorrow.