Transference is published by faculty in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University. Focusing exclusively on poetic translation, the journal publishes translations from Arabic, Chinese, French and Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, and Japanese into English. We feature translations and accompanying commentaries on the art and process of translating poetry. To purchase a print copy of the journal ($10), please contact us.
Our 2018 issue is featured below. We welcome submissions for our 2019 issue. Guidelines may be found here.
Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, Fall 2018
Six Poems from Cargo of Stars — Coolitude by Khal Torabully
Nancy Naomi Carlson
Three Laisses from the Franco-Italian Song of Roland
John T. DuVal
Three Poems from The Fabric of the Universe by Andrée Chedid
Kathryn L. Kimball
Four Poems from The Divine Way Station by Shaojun Li
Shelley Kristina Hu
Notes on Contributors
- Molly Lynde-Recchia