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Past covers of Sirena poetry journal

Sirena: poesia, arte y critica

This journal no longer contributes new issues to MUSE. The journal may have been acquired by a for-profit publisher or a publisher that does not participate in MUSE, stopped contributing for other reasons of the publisher's choosing, or ceased publication. Even though a journal does not contribute new issues to MUSE all previously launched issues of that journal will remain online and accessible to subscribers.

2005 through 2010

Published biannually from 2005 to 2010 in March and October, Sirena was an international and multilingual journal of poety and art, publishing the original work of poets and artists from around the globe. In the case of poetry, each work appears in its original language as well as in translation into Spanish and English, and it includes works by well established poets. The journal also publishes critical essays on poetry, art, and translation studies, as well as reviews of books.

Published by Dickinson College and by The Johns Hopkins University Press.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Sirena: Poesía, arte y crítica (Sirena: Poetry, Art and Criticism) is an international and multilingual academic journal founded in 2004 by Jorge R. Sagastume (Dickinson College). After a feature article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the Johns Hopkins University Press approached the college to offer the distribution of the journal,and ever since it has been published and distributed by the JHU Press.

Sirena has published in over twenty languages; it uniqueness resides in the fact that every poem appears in its original (if not English or Spanish) with facing translations into English and Spanish. The journal has published poets such as Günter Grass, Günter Kunert, Adrian Mitchell, Clara Janés, Homero Aridjis, and many other renowned poets. The journal publishes critical essays on poetry, art, and translation studies as well as book reviews. Essays attempt to bring together the multifaceted perspectives of the journal to deepen understanding and appreciation of the art and poetry presented therein.
The average length of an issue is 160 pages.