The distinguished British poet/translator Anthony Rudolf will feature in broadsheet 7.
Anthony Rudolf is an autobiographer, poet, literary critic, editor and translator. Recently he completed a volume of short stories and is now working on a new memoir. His many books and pamphlets include Mandorla (poetry, 1999), The Arithmetic of Memory (autobiography, 1999), Wine from Two Glasses (Adam Lecture, King’s College, London) and At an Uncertain Hour: Primo Levi’s War against Oblivion (literary criticism, 1990 and 1991). He has translated fiction, drama and, in particular, Yves Bonnefoy’s poetry (most recently Yesterday’s Wilderness Kingdom, 2001). His other books include pioneering anthologies of contemporary French Poetry and 20th century Jewish poets from all languages. His reviews, articles, poems, translations, obituaries and interviews with writers have been published in journals such as TLS, New Statesman, London Magazine, Time Out, Stand, Poetry Nation Review, Modern Painters and the Independent. He has written an introduction to R.B. Kitaj (National Gallery 2001). Anthony is an occasional broadcaster (BBC TV, Radios Three, Four and World Service: Arts World) and Visiting Lecturer in Arts and Humanities at London Metropolitan University. He has lectured and read at conferences, festivals and universities in many countries. He is the founder of Menard Press. In 2004 he was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French minister of culture, and has recently been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
broadsheet 7 will feature poems from his new collection, Zigzag, published by Carcanet/Northern House (UK) in August 2010 and an extract from his new memoir.
In addition to the previous confirmation of poets to appear in broadsheet 7, the following poets are also confirmed to appear: Graham Lindsay (NZ), Bill Manhire (NZ), Genevieve McClean (NZ), Sarah Jane Barnett (NZ), Jan Kemp (NZ/Germany), and Ila Selwyn (NZ).
The issue will be published in May 2011.