This week sees the start of a sonnet exchange program in Scotland. On March 14-16 there will be public readings of poetry, featuring Russian poets and exploring the challenges, rewards and revelations of the translation process. The readings will be in Scottish Gaelic, Russian and Shetlandic.
This is not the first time this program has been run: as part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature 2016 and global Shakespeare Lives festival, the Sonnet Exchange Project gathered six contemporary UK and Russian poets for a series of events dedicated to translating contemporary interpretations of Shakespearean sonnets. Read More via RBTH.