Contemporary French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies at age of 93

Jul 2, 2016

Contemporary French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies at age of 93

France’s most famous contemporary poet, Yves Bonnefoy, has died at the age of 93, officials confirmed Saturday. The author of more than 100 books translated into 30 languages was highly decorated in his native France, and his name was often mentioned as a favorite ...

Irrepressible Irishman promotes Japan culture

Apr 6, 2013

Irrepressible Irishman promotes Japan culture

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Humor may be the hardest genre to translate, but laughter speaks any language. Poet and literary translator Peter MacMillan’s recent foray into visual art, “Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji,” delights with wry whimsicality, employing mixed-media print-making to reveal a multicultural drollery. It’s exactly ...