The Louisiana Classicist

May 14, 2010

Vates: Journal of New Latin Poetry

Filed under: link — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 6:53 am
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From the Vates website:

What is VATES?

VATES is an occasional publication that aims to bring contemporary Latin poetry to the attention of an English-speaking audience. The purpose of the journal is to promote both the reading and the writing of new Latin verse in an attempt to reverse the decline of Latin poetry composition in the English-speaking world.

Published electronically in pdf format, the journal is sent free of charge to any individual or organisation who wishes to see it. They in turn are encouraged to circulate it – either electronically or by printing copies – to an even wider audience. The hope is that the very existence of such a forum for the dissemination of Latin verse will encourage readers to contribute.

The editor accepts submissions from all sources (students too), and will consider poems in a wide range of metrical forms.

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