FROM SWITZERLAND — Peter Robinson

PETER ROBINSON is Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Reading and the poetry editor for Two Rivers Press. Author of many books of poetry, translations, fiction and literary criticism, he has been awarded the Cheltenham Prize, the John Florio Prize and two Poetry Book Society Recommendations. Find more about this author here.

ISSUE #1: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

LONGITŪDINĒS, the European magazine for creative writing, literary translation and the arts invites submissions for its first issue, due to be published in Autumn 2020. We are looking for artworks, and short prose, poetry and drama written in any European language. A print edition of all texts will be published in the original version and in their English translation. Translations into other languages will be published on our official website when they become available.

LONGITŪDINĒS recognises the fundamental role covered by translation in the dissemination of culture and in the crossing of boundaries. It aims to make it an integral part of its project and to give translators a too often unrecognised credit. If you want to translate with LONGITŪDINĒS, get in touch with us at editors [at] longitudines.com.

LONGITŪDINĒS offers a platform for creative writing, literary translation and the arts. It is a transnational project that relies on synergic cooperation to produce annual print editions and online content. The magazine aims to gather in one place the work of the most interesting writers and artists, and be a receptacle for a European voice, at a time in which local politics seems to push towards the construction of walls and closure of borders.

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