(Biographical Source: Arc Publications)
Theo Dorgan is a poet, novelist, prose writer, documentary screenwriter, editor, translator and broadcaster.
His poetry collections are The Ordinary House of Love (Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1991); Rosa Mundi (Salmon Poetry, 1995); and Sappho’s Daughter (Dublin, wave Train Press 1998). In 2008 Dedalus Press published What This Earth Cost Us, reprinting Dorgan’s first two collections with some amendments. After Greek(Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2010), his most recent collection is Nine Bright Shiners(Dedalus Press 2014). Songs of Earth and Light, his versions from the Slovenian of Barbara Korun, appeared in 2005 (Cork, Southword Editions). In 2015 his translations from the French of the Syrian poet Maral al-Masri, BAREFOOT SOULS, appeared from ARC Publications, UK.
He has also published a selected poems in Italian, La Case ai Margini del Mundo, (Faenza, Moby Dick, 1999), and a Spanish translation of Sappho’s Daughter La Hija de Safo, (Madrid, Poesía Hiperión, 2001). Ellenica, an Italian translation of Greek, appeared in 2011 from
Edizioni Kolibris in Italy.
(Biographical Source: Aosdána)
Poems from "Barefoot Souls" - by Maram Al-Masri translated by Theo Dorgan. Published Poethead 2008-2021.
Online URL: https://poethead.wordpress.com/2016/06/24/poems-from-barefoot-souls-by-maram-al-masri/
Translation © Theo Dorgan