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 and Latin, Japanese, and Russian into English verse. We feature translations as well as commentaries on the art and process of translating.
Our second issue is currently in production. Submissions for our 2015 issue will be accepted from September 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015. Submission guidelines may be found here.
Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, Summer 2013
Bzzz..., Banned, and Indecent Sonnet by Boris Vian
A Nomad’s Progression to the Settled Life by Yuri Vaella
Claude Clayton Smith