Transference is published by faculty in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University. Dedicated to the celebration of poetry in translation, the journal publishes translations from Arabic, Chinese, French and Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, and Japanese into English verse. We feature translations and accompanying commentaries on the art and process of translating. To purchase a print copy of the journal ($10), please contact us.
Our third issue is featured below. Our 2016 issue is forthcoming; submissions are now being accepted for our 2017 issue. Submission guidelines may be found here.
Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1,
Excerpt from A Pilgrimage to Sumiyoshi by Ashikaga Yoshiakira
Kendra D. Strand
First Poem for Her and Poem for My Shadow by Marie-Célie Agnant
Something Fills the Soul, On the Threshold of Wishing, Time Utters It, and I Color My Name by Yousef el Qedra
Yasmin Snounu and Edward A. Morin