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NWR 100 Preview 8

NWR's landmark hundredth issue publishes this Saturday, 25 May. Teaser-taster no. 8; subscribe now to read the full poem, ‘Regent’s Canal (by Danbury Street’, Jorge Fondebrider, by securing your copy; new subscription package launches today, save up to 40% on the cover price with Direct Debit.


From ‘Regent’s Canal (by Danbury Street’, Jorge Fondebrider, translated by Richard Gwyn, NWR 100:

Barely contrasting with the frozen winter earth:
the drift of the canal’s green waters,
the English rain and that crow shuffling along the branch,
as if to say
I’m from around here
and I don’t have time to waste on a stranger.


Jorge Fondebrider is an Argentinian poet and writer. He is the author of five collections of poetry and numerous anthologies and studies of twentieth-century Argentinian poetry. Jorge is also a translator from both French and English, notably of twentieth-century Irish short stories and poetry.

Richard Gwyn is the author of several volumes of poetry, two novels and a memoir, The Vagabond’s Breakfast (Alcemi) which won the 2012 Wales Book of the Year award, creative nonfiction category. His most recent translation from Castillian is A Complicated Mammal, the poems of Joaquín Giannuzzi, which CB Editions published last summer.


       


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