Events Events featuring Mimi Khalvati

The Poetry Translation Centre’s LIVE events are unique: highly-regarded international poets read their beautifully translated poems in the company of some of the UK’s most distinguished poets. On these pages you can find information about our events, together with photos, recordings and videos.

Past events

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

Despite foul weather and a tube strike, this was a wonderful evening of poetry from Afghanistan by Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada with music by the Yusuf Mahmoud Afghani Music Ensemble at Leighton House, one of London’s most beautiful buildings.

Leighton House
12 Holland Park Road
London
W14 8LZ
Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

Part of: Persian Poets’ Tour 2013

Back by popular demand, the first event of our Persian Poets’ Tour of 2013 sees all three poets read alongside their poet-translators at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester.

International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Engine House Chorlton Mill
3 Cambridge Street
Manchester
M1 5BY
Poetry Translation Centre Celebration Reading

Poetry Translation Centre Celebration Reading

Part of: Poetry Parnassus London 2012

One of the final events of Poetry Parnassus was a PTC Celebration Reading featuring Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, David Shook, Jo Shapcott, Mimi Khalvati, Reza Mohammadi, Ribka Sibhatu and Clare Pollard.

The Clore Ballroom
Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX
A New World of Words: Afghan Poetry and Culture

A New World of Words: Afghan Poetry and Culture

Part of: Persian Poets’ Tour 2012

An enthusiastic, capacity audience heard two leading Afghan poets, Shakila Azizzada and Reza Mohammadi, read alongside their poet-translators, Mimi Khalvati and Nick Laird, while Sarah Maguire read her translations of Partaw Naderi’s poems.

Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library
The Forum
Millennium Plain
Norwich
NR2 1AW

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