April 2013: The Hungarian Cultural Centre published an online book of poems responding to poems by Josef Attila. Poets include Clare Pollard, Antony Dunn and Polly Clark.
The first draft of Polly’s memoir, based on letters by her father has been selected by Hi Arts and Jenny Brown Associates to be developed towards publication. Polly joins a group of authors selected after a nationwide search for the best of Scotland’s new non-fiction. You can read more about the search here.
APRIL 2013 – YANGZHOU and NANJING CITIES POETRY FESTIVAL, China
Polly joins a group of poets including W.N. Herbert, Sean O’Brien and Yang Lian on a two city poetry festival that includes discussions among the international and Chinese poets, readings and translations. The Chinese poets will include the wonderful Tang Xiaodu, Xi Chuan and Zhai Yongming.
Yangzhou is a city that is right at the heart of China’s poetic heritage. Great Chinese poets all the way back to the Tang Dynasty, including Li Bo, Du Fu, Li Shangyin, Du Mu wrote many of their greatest works there.