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Annie Rutherford

Annie Rutherford makes things with words and champions poetry and translated literature in all its guises. A writer, translator and events organiser, her current projects include researching the possibility of setting up a Writers in Exile residency in Edinburgh. She was previously head of library and comms at the Goethe-Institut Glasgow, and assistant director of StAnza, Scotland’s international poetry festival. Annie co-founded the international literary magazine Far Off Places, as well the first ever Poetree Festival in Göttingen. She translates from German, French, Russian and Belarusian, and her published translations include full collections by poets Nora Gomringer and Volha Hapeyeva, as well as Isabel Bogdan’s novel The Peacock.