The British Library will be holding their annual event for International Translation Day, an opportunity for people to gather and network and debate significant issues and developments within the translation sector, discuss challenges and celebrate success.
Asha reads alongside leading poet Clare Pollard, who shares her brand-new English translations of Asha’s poems. This bilingual reading celebrates the long-standing friendship and collaboration between these two poets, and marks the publication of The Sea-Migrations.
Central Library St Peter's Square City Centre Manchester M2 5PD
Daljit Nagra and Weedhsame will be together at the Ilkley Literature Festival, as part of Weedhsame’s UK tour. They will be reading the poem ‘Galiilyo’ (‘Catastrophe’) in both Somali and English. This will be followed by a Q&A with Daljit, Weedhsame and bridge translator Martin Orwin.
This poetry event in London is dedicated to the rich oral traditions of the Somali language and presents a unique line-up of some of the most important poetic and literary, Somali voices. Our very own, Weedhsame, author of Catastrophe will be present, reading some of his recent works.
Poets, Weedhsame and Daljit Nagra will be together in London, for the first time, reading the Poetry Translation Centre’s latest publication, ‘Catastrophe’. The evening will be opened by Dr. Martin Orwin, who will be introducing the poem to the audience. This will be followed by a dual, English & Somali reading of ‘Catastrophe’.
Asha Lul Mohamud and Clare Pollard have recently collaborated on a new collection of poems in English translation. Join them for an informal workshop to explore the art of writing and translating poetry.
ISRAAC Somali Community Centre 54 Cemetery Road Sheffield S11 8FP
Asha Lul reads alongside the leading English poet Clare Pollard, who shares her English translations of Asha’s poems. This bilingual reading celebrates their long-standing friendship and collaboration.
Burngreave Library Sorby House, 42 Spital Hill Sheffield S4 7LG