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Translating Iraqi Poetry in Torquay

Translating Iraqi Poetry in Torquay

Translator Alice Guthrie reflects on translating Iraqi poet Kadhem Khanjar’s harrowing poem ‘Breaking News: Mass Grave Discovered Nearby’ in the tranquil setting of our Torquay workshops during the International Agatha Christie Festival.

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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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