Friday, June 15, 2018

Open Access Journal: VATES: The Journal of New Latin Poetry

[First posted in AWOL 3 August 2011. Updated 15 June 2018]

VATES: The Journal of New Latin Poetry
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 journal is not 'academic' in tone: it is intended for anyone with an interest in the subject. In order to make the publication as accessible as possible, featured Latin poems are accompanied by English translations and all editorial articles are in English.
The journal also features articles on the history of the genre and hints and tips about writing Latin poetry.
Latest issue: VATES Issue 13 (Autumn 2017) * 
Vates Issue 12 (Autumn 2016)
Vates Issue 11 (Spring 2015)
Vates 10 (Autumn 2014) * 
* Vates 9 (Spring 2014) * 
* Vates 8 (Autumn 2013) * 
* Vates 7 (Spring 2013) * 
* Vates 6 (Winter 2012) *
* Vates 5 (Summer 2012) *
* Vates 4 (Winter 2011) *
* Vates 3 (Spring 2011) *
* Vates 2 (Autumn 2010) *
* Vates 1  (Summer 2010) *

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