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In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

In memory of Sarah Maguire 1957-2017

Sarah Maguire, an outstanding poet and the founder of the Poetry Translation Centre, died in November 2017. She had been ill for a few years. Poet Clarissa Aykroyd shares her memories.

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International Poetry Centrestage

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.

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The Adventures of ‘Beauty’

The Adventures of ‘Beauty’

The Afghan poet, Partaw Naderi, was invited to take part in the PTC’s first World Poets’ Tour in 2005. In this article he writes about the excitment he felt at being invited to the UK and he reveals the true inspiration behind his poem, ‘Beauty’.

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