Two Thirds North 2016
History's Scraps, Ceremonies, As We See, Ourselves, Translations, Speaking in Tongues
Limited Time, Love & the Body Politic, Translations & Crossings, Why not Look, Remind Me
In this issue of Two Thirds North there is constant oscillation, an incessant process of translation within and across borders, whether poetic or cultural. Maria Freij brings us closer to Swedish sensibility through English verse. Kevin Barry exposes us to the fates and the four winds of creativity
This year we feature Cate Kennedy and Kevin Hart together with writers and poets from five continents – from the poetry of Brazilian Enaiê Azambuja and stories set in Nicaragua, or crossing the Mexican and US border, to Sweden as seen through the eyes of Australians Jill Jones and Annette Willis.
Out of Place, Out of Time, Translations, Bloodlines & Waterlines, Natural Confrontations
Liang Yujing translates Zhu Jian and Zou You. Mikael Lopez interprets the multi-ethnic poetry of Johannes Anyuru.
Maria Freij brings us closer to Swedish sensibility through English verse. Kevin Barry exposes us to the fates and the four winds of creativity
Together with the amazing old and new talent from China, Ireland, Lithuania, Australia, Hong Kong, Rwanda, the UK, the US, New Zealand, and Sweden.
Uncharted Currents, Sightings, Between the Poles, Positioning
Gerard Woodward pays homage to Kafka. Clark Blaise explores the mind of a dangerously precocious Indian-American girl.
Ocean Vuong inhabits the fractured identities of family members after war. Ann Fisher-Wirth tweaks a Swedish proverb into a vital challenge.
An exclusive interview with Mohsin Hamid.