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International Poetry Centrestage

In the run up to our 2017 Summer Tour we dug up the pink paper programme for the Poetry Translation Centre’s very first event from 13 years ago: ‘An Evening of International Poetry’ at SOAS.

Building Bridges, One Line at a Time

Canan Marasligil talks about being a bridge translator for Karin Karakaşlı and Bejan Matur, the poets on the PTC 2017 Summer Tour, translating feelings, context and politics a well as words.

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These Poems Don’t Need A Visa

These Poems Don’t Need A Visa

Listen to the Poetry Translation Centre’s playlist of poems from Libya, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland and Yemen, all countries affected by Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’

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A Day in the Life of a Poetry Translator

A Day in the Life of a Poetry Translator

Poet Clare Pollard facilitates poetry translation workshops for the PTC. She talked to Natasha Sutton Williams of London Calling about the process and challenges of being a poet-translator.

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