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Franca Mancinelli’s « Croatian Notebook » / Fortnightly Review

Excerpts from Franca Mancinelli‘s « Croatian Notebook, » in John Taylor’s translation, have appeared in The Fortnightly Review. Here is an excerpt from the excerpts: I DON’T KNOW why I’m here. Perhaps I have obeyed the sound of broken branches, which reaches me from this unknown language, like walking in a dense forest. There is something immediately familiar […]

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Franca Mancinelli’s « At an Hour’s Sleep from Here » / Times Literary Supplement

Mark Glanville has reviewed Franca Mancinelli‘s At an Hour’s Sleep from Here (translation John Taylor, Bitter Oleander Press) in the Times Literary Supplement (No. 6100, 27 February 2020): John Taylor’s latest translations of the Italian poet Franca Mancinelli constitute a prequel to his excellent version of her prose poems, The Little Book of Passage. Published in […]

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Joseph Schreiber reviews Franca Mancinelli’s « At an Hour’s Sleep from Here »

Joseph Schreiber has reviewed Franca Mancinelli‘s At an Hour’s Sleep from Here (translation John Taylor, Bitter Oleander Press) on his blog Rough Ghosts: as the world was collapsing at night I would walk among the clods of dirt over a hill on which you cannot tell if it is slowly swelling into a mountain or […]

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Excerpts from Franca Mancinelli’s « At an Hour’s Sleep from Here » (Bitter Oleander Press), translated by John Taylor

Here are some excerpts from Franca Mancinelli’s At an Hour’s Sleep from Here (Bitter Oleander Press), translated by John Taylor. They appear on Franca Mancinelli’s website:   from Mala kruna (2007) se avessimo la febbre insieme staremmo come due cucchiai riposti asciutti nel cassetto. I piedi avanti e indietro come stracci per fare le carezze ai pavimenti […]

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John Taylor’s Hublots-Portholes reviewed by Sabine Dewulf

Sabine Dewulf has reviewed John Taylor’s Hublots-Portholes (Editions L’Oeil ébloui) on her Facebook page « Le Miroir d’or »: Aujourd’hui, je vous présente un très beau recueil, par le poème qui y trace ses lignes marines, par la peinture de ses cercles bleutés et par une mise en page qui laisse les feuillets aussi libres que ceux d’un livre […]

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John Taylor’s « Oblò » reviewed by Rosa Pierno in Menabò

John Taylor’s Oblò (Pietre Vive Editore) has been reviewed by Rosa Pierno in the magazine Menabò: “Oblò” di John Taylor, con disegni di Caroline François-Rubino, Pietre vive Edizioni, 2019 È possibile spingere l’osservazione oltre il punto in cui non si distingue più nulla? Conosciamo bene i limiti dello sguardo e li accettiamo senza indagare la […]

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John Taylor’s « Oblò – Portholes » / Interno Poesia

A poem from John Taylor’s Oblò (Pietre Vive Editore), the Italian translation by Marco Morello of Portholes, has been featured on the website Interno Poesia: quick crests waves in the twilight lines scribbled with water on water ever less lit   now and then darker speckled shadows on the shadow of night ever less lit […]

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John Taylor’s « Oblò – Portholes » featured on Medium Poesia

Oblò (Pietre Vive Editore), the Italian translation by Marco Morello of Portholes by John Taylor, has been featured on Medium Poesia, with these remarks by Francesco Ottonello: Oblò / Portholes, di John Taylor (Pietre Vive Edizioni 2019, traduzione di Marco Morello, illustrazioni di Caroline François-Rubino, postfazione di Franca Mancinelli) è un viaggio decisivo ripercorso attraverso la prospettiva dell’oblò. L’acqua è l’elemento […]

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Franca Mancinelli’s « At an Hour’s Sleep from Here » reviewed in The Enchanting Verses Literary Review

Franca Mancinelli‘s At an Hour’s Sleep from Here (translated by John Taylor for The Bitter Oleander Press) has been reviewed by Gopal Lahiri in The Enchanting Verses Literary Review: Open to Equilibrium- Mancinelli’s Poetry Poetry is a way to bridge, to make bridges from one continent to another, one country to another, one person to […]

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Franca Mancinelli’s « At an Hour’s Sleep from Here », translation John Taylor / Bitter Oleander Press

The Bitter Oleander Press has just published John Taylor’s translation of Franca Mancinelli‘s At an Hour’s Sleep from Here. The volume represents the first English translation of Mancinelli’s first two books, Mala kruna (2007) and Pasta madre (2013), as well as a recent poetic sequence, « Out of Focus, Out of the Fire ».

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