Transference is published by faculty in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University. Focusing exclusively on poetic translation, the journal publishes translations from Arabic, Chinese, French and Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, and Japanese into English. We feature translations and accompanying commentaries on the art and process of translating poetry. To purchase a print copy of the journal ($10), please contact us.
Our 2019 issue is featured below. Submissions for our 2020 issue, which will appear in the fall, have closed. After the reading period has opened for future issues, submissions will be uploadable to this site or may be sent directly to the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org. For general guidelines, see here.
Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, Fall 2019
Three Poems from The Blind Glassblower by Adam Fethi
Hager Ben Driss
Four Poems from House of Razor Blades by Linda Maria Baros
A Selection from the Chieko Poems by Takamura Kōtarō