James Appleby (Scotland)
еditor, translator, poet
Bio note

James Appleby is a poet, translator, and the editor of Interpret, Scotland’s magazine of international literature where he has published authors in twenty languages. James’ own poetry appears in some of the UK’s major literary magazines, including StandThe NorthNew Welsh ReviewPoetry Scotland, and Acumen. He was commended in the 2021 McLellan Poetry Competition, among Scotland’s most prestigious poetry awards, and is preparing his first chapbook for publication in 2023. James originally qualified as a conference interpreter, working with French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

James was born in Manchester in 1993 and works in Edinburgh. Follow James's personal website here

Residency goals

During his residency stay at Sofia Literature and Translation House James will be actively seeking Bulgarian writers of poems and short stories for the Interpret magazine and will hold a lecture for the participants at the Autmn Studio for Literary Translation. He will also participate at the Sofia Metaphors festival.  

Public events
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Residency materials
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