Transference is published by 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 as well as 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. The submission period for our 2016 issue has closed; submissions will be accepted for our 2017 issue beginning in September. 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