Poems translated by Lorna Shaugnessy

Lorna Shaughnessy is a poet, translator and academic. She co-directs the Emily Anderson Centre for Translation Research and Practice in the University of Galway, and the network Crosswinds: Irish and Galician Poetry and Translation. Her practice as a literary translator informs her contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in The University of Galway’s School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, as well as in Creative Writing. She has published four collections of poetry in translation from Spain and Mexico, and five poetry collections of her own, most recently Lark Water (Salmon Poetry 2021). https://lornashaughnessy.com/

  • Two poems by Rafael Alberti translated from Spanish by Lorna Shaughnessy

    Already, a year asleep, some one not waiting