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The Divided Dutch-Antillean Writer (essay and poetry translations)

In Small Axe Salon, platform for Caribbean literature and ideas.


Recently gone ”live” in online publication, my article The Divided Dutch-Antillean Writer and the Unifying Force of Translation, and English translations I made of three of Curaçaoan poet Frank Martinus Arion’s verses from Papiamentu and from Dutch. Other manifestoes in the anthology are from Haitian and Puerto Rican writers on translation and creole languages, in the anthology published online and in print by the Caribbean-studies platform Small Axe.



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Journal publication of my poem Travel by KLM in the Acentos Review

I am pleased to announce that my poem Travel by KLM, about immigrating from Aruba to the Netherlands, is in the wonderful Acentos Review for their May anniversary issue. Acentos is online but also publishes print anthologies. Travel by KLM has also been translated into Dutch by Dutch musician, conductor and screenwriter Maria Thijssen. Read the journal.

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May 22, 2013 · 12:45 am