James Sutherland-Smith

James Sutherland-Smith was born in Scotland in 1948, but has lived in Slovakia since 1989. He spent his working life as a teacher of English as a foreign language and as a lecturer in Cultural Studies. He has published eight collections of his own poetry, the latest being Small-Scale Observations from Shearsman. He has translated a number of Slovak and Serbian poets. At present he is working on a selection of poems by Eva Luka to be published by Seagull Books in 2025. He first published a sequence of poems in Stand in 1973.

James Sutherland-Smith's work featured in Stand Magazine comprises five contributions of poetry, two articles, and two reviews, over a period of 25 years. Also available are one review of James Sutherland-Smith's work and one translation by James Sutherland-Smith.
Further Reading
Article in Stand 163, 1(1) (1999) Rammle
Reviewed by Andy Brown in Stand 164, 1(2) (1999) on James Sutherland-Smith, Joel lane, Robert Crawford and Michael Symmons Roberts
Review in Stand 202, 12(2) (2014) Review
Poetry Collection in Stand 205, 13(1) (2015) Three Poems
Poetry Collection in Stand 214, 15(2) (2017) Poem
Poetry Collection in Stand 218, 16(2) (2018) Four Poems
Article in Stand 220, 16(4) (2018) On Ken Smith
Poetry Collection in Stand 230, 19(2) (2021) Entering Hungary
Review in Stand 233, 20(1) (2022) Review
Translation of a Poetry Collection by Ivan Štrpka in Stand 237, 21(1) (2023) Two Poems
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