Fitz Lit Soc: Incarcerated poets in Turkmenistan - Dr James Womack
Followed by drinks. All welcome.
About Dr Womack
James Womack is a translator and writer. He has published two collections of poetry, Misprint (Carcanet, 2012) and On Trust: A Book of Lies (Carcanet, 2017) which was longlisted for the 2018 Dylan Thomas prize. He has translated several books from Russian and Spanish, including a selection of Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poetry, ‘Vladimir Mayakovsky’ and Other Poems (2016) which is the Poetry Book Society's recommended translation. He is currently starting up a publishing house in the UK, Calque Press. He teaches Spanish Literature and Spanish and Russian Translation at Cambridge University.