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The Stephen Spender Prize 2019 for poetry in translation
in association with the Guardian

Open category, commended

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Alasdair Gordon

Myris, Alexandria

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Myris translation

Translated from the Greek by Alasdair Gordon
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Myris, Alexandria

Extract

Myris original

C. P. Cavafy

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Translation commentary

commentary

Alasdair Gordon