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Contributions by Yannis Ritsos:

“187” & “84”

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Why this poem/these poems?
Artist Meghan Keane: I visited Greece for the first time last summer and the experience has yet to leave me.

How does translation fit into your creative life?
Translator Paul Merchant: … [it] is a powerful message about valuing the outsider: an important project in these more insular times.

Collaborators: Poet Yannis Ritsos (1909 – 1990) was Greeceā€™s best loved poet. Translator Paul Merchant, a native of Wales, has had poetry and translations widely published. Artist Meghan Keane is a painter and printmaker. She is the founding director of

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