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Xavier Panadès i Blas August 2, 2019

Xavier Panadès i Blas was born in Barcelona in 1970. He is a writer in Catalan, printmaker, musician and performer. He has produced numerous books of poetry and recordings of his music and has exhibited his artworks widely across the UK. He currently lives in Swansea.

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Portrait of Valts Ernštreits, Livonian and Latvian poet Continue reading...

Valts Ernštreits

Valts Ernštreits was born in Rīga in 1974, though his grandparents came from the Livonian village of Pizā (Miķeļtornis) and his ancestry goes back to the first Livonian poet Jāņ Prints. Ernštreits writes poetry in both Livonian and Latvian.

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Ronald Perry February 25, 2019

Ronald perry is secretary of The Silvanus Trevail Society. He came to Cornwall in 1965, after administrative and academic experience in England, Germany and the Far East, to build up the Faculty of Management, Business and Professional Studies at Cornwall College.

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Màrius Sampere January 24, 2019

Màrius Sampere i Passarell (Barcelona, 1928) is the author of some 40 poetry collections, aside from his work as a novelist, memoirist, critic, linguist, musician, songwriter, photographer and painter.

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Marita Thomsen January 18, 2019

Marita Thomsen is a Faroese translator and conference interpreter who translates Faroese authors into English.

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Craig Patterson, Translator Continue reading...

Craig Patterson

Craig Patterson is a freelance translator. Amongst other works, he has translated Sempre en Galiza by Castelao (published as Forever in Galicia, Boutle, 2016), A Esmorga by Eduardo Blanco Amor (published as On A Bender, Planet, 2012), and various collections of poetry by Francisco X. Fernández Naval.

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Martin Veiga

Martin Veiga is a Cork-based Galician poet and academic. He is a lecturer in Hispanic Studies at University College Cork, where he is also the director of the Irish Centre for Galician Studies. In 2017 he was awarded the Pedrón de Honra Prize for his promotion of Galician culture abroad, especially in Ireland.

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