Series: Poetry Translation Workshops April-July Season

Poetry Translation Workshops April-July Season

In our new Season of workshops we will be discovering new poets from China, Brazil and Mauritania as well as working with returning translators on poems from Jordan, Cuba and Georgia. There is no need to know the language being translated, just come along!

Our new season of Poetry Translation Workshops starts in April. We will be discovering new poets from China, Brazil and Mauritania as well as working with returning translators on poems from Jordan, Cuba and Georgia. Award winning UK poet and poetry teacher Clare Pollard is returning to facilitate this season's workshops. ​

There is no need to know the language being translated, just come along!

Each session costs £7 (£4 concession) but you can buy a Season Pass for all six workshops for just £35 (£20 for students and retirees). For unwaged and refugee participants all our workshops continue to be free.

The sessions will take place between 6:30 and 8:30 every second Tuesday until the 4th of July at the Poetry Translation Centre's offices at 2 Wardrobe Place, London EC4V 5AH close to St. Paul's.

We are running a loyalty scheme where each workshop attended will earn you points towards free PTC chapbooks and poetry collections.

Click Here to Get Your Season Pass For Our April-July Workshops

Events from Poetry Translation Workshops April-July Season

Manchester - The Sea-Migrations Launch at Central Library

Manchester - The Sea-Migrations Launch at Central Library

Part of: The Sea-Migrations Tour

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
London - ‘Catastrophe’ London Launch with Daljit Nagra

London - ‘Catastrophe’ London Launch with Daljit Nagra

Part of: Catastrophe: Weedhsame Tour 2017

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 an English & Somali reading of ‘Catastrophe’.

Oxford House
Derbyshire St
Bethnal Green
E2 6HG
Sheffield - Poetry Writing & Translating Workshop

Sheffield - Poetry Writing & Translating Workshop

Part of: The Sea-Migrations Tour

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
Sheffield -Reading from The Sea-Migrations

Sheffield -Reading from The Sea-Migrations

Part of: The Sea-Migrations Tour

Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf reads alongside leading English poet Clare Pollard, who shares her English translations of Asha Lul’s poems. This bilingual reading celebrates their long-standing friendship and collaboration.

Burngreave Library
Sorby House, 42 Spital Hill
Sheffield
S4 7LG
The Politics of Translation

The Politics of Translation

Could translation ever be considered evil? Possibly a necessary evil? A discussion with Hanna Ali, Atef Alshaer, Alireza Abiz & Spoken Word performances by Usaama Minhas & Marika Mckennell

University Of Westminster
ROOM UG05
309 Regent St, Marylebone
London
W1B 2HW

 

 

Marylebone

 

Verve Poetry Festival - The Sea-Migrations Reading

Verve Poetry Festival - The Sea-Migrations Reading

A bilingual event with Somali poet Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and her poet-translator Clare Pollard reading a selection of poems from Asha Lul’s collection ‘The Sea-Migrations’.

Waterstones
24-26 High Street
Birmingham
B4 7SL
Verve Poetry Festival - Poetry Translation Workshop

Verve Poetry Festival - Poetry Translation Workshop

Explore the work of Congolese poet Gabriel Okoundji and have a go at collaborative translation with poet Clare Pollard and translator Delaina Haslam.

Waterstones
24-26 High Street
Birmingham
B4 7SL