The Mosaic Rooms and The Poetry Translation Centre are pleased to present an evening with Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, one of the leading African poets working in Arabic today. Al-Raddi will read from A Monkey at the Window, a major new collection published by Bloodaxe Books.
Mosaic Rooms Tower House 226 Cromwell Road London SW5 0SW
Dave Haysom is a Chinese translator and joint managing director of Pathlinght magazine. At this workshop he will introduce the work Yu Youyou, a poet representative of the post-90’s generation, especially known for her mature voice and subtle treatment of modern femininity.
Free Word 60 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3GA
Translator Ida Hadjivayanis will be introducing the Poetry Translation Centre Kenyan poet Abdilatif Abdalla. Ida Hadjipanayis is a lecturer at SOAS. Abdilatif Abdalla is well known for his poetry and his political activism. One of his most famous poems, Sauti ya Dhiki was written while in solitary confinement.
University Of Westminster 115 New Cavendish St London W1W 6UW