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John R. G. Turner

John R. G. Turner is an Emeritus Professor in the University of Leeds, where he has practiced evolutionary biology and ecology for around a quarter of a century. He won the BCLT/BCLA John Dryden Prize in 2009 for translations of Verlaine, and has twice been commended in the Times Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry Translation. Some of his translations and poems have appeared in Comparative Critical Studies, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Poetry and Audience, and Litro, and on and He contributes reviews to the Times Literary Supplement, and publishes regularly in the scientific literature.

John R. G. Turner's work featured in PN Review comprises one translation.
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Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Paul Verlaine in PN Review 197 (2011) Four Poems (translated by John R.G. Turner)
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