Thursday, June 28, 2007

Dedalus Poets at the Troubadour (London) 02 July 2007

In the first of a number of international events for the press, five Dedalus authors will read at the Troubadour Café in London's Earl's Court on Monday July 2nd (2007), thanks to the kind offices of poet and programmer Anne-Marie Fyfe who runs the well-attended poetry evenings in that celebrated venue. The poets taking part are Fergus Allen, Paddy Bushe, Iggy McGovern and Mary O'Donoghue, with publisher Pat Boran also reading and acting as MC for the night.

For further information, see here.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

New books in translation by F. G. Lorca and Michael Augustin

The Dedalus Press continues its commitment to the finest poetry from around the world in English translation with the publication of two new titles: Mickle Makes Muckle by German poet Michael Augustin presents a selection of the poet's poems, mini plays and short prose, in version by renowned Indian poet Sujata Bhatt which brilliantly preserve the wit and wisdom of the originals; while the reissue of Michael Smith's dazzling version of Lorca's Diván del Tamarit (The Tamarit Poems) is now complemented by the translator's rendering of 36 poems from Arabic Andalusia.

For further information on these exciting new publication, or to order copies of them direct from Dedalus, please visit