What the Judges Say

Ikinci Yeni, The Turkish Avant-Garde (Shearsman Books) translated and edited by George Messo | Turkish

What the judges say: George Messo’s important project reveals a new and hardly known group of poets in a selection of lively, haunting and distinctive translations. This is a book of voices from another poetic world, whose achievements (as Messo writes) are ‘as relevant now as they ever were’ and whose voices are as vivid as they ever were.

 

Read more at The Poetry Society.

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