Series: 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

PTC Workshop: Translate Adelaide Ivánova with Francisco Vilhena Passed

PTC Workshop: Translate Adelaide Ivánova with Francisco Vilhena

The Poetry Translation Centre is excited to be translating Brazilian poet and artist Adelaide Ivánova for the first time. Work collaboratively with returning Portuguese translator Francisco Vilhena and acclaimed UK poet Clare Pollard to create new English language versions of Adelaide’s poems.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC14V 5AH
PTC Workshop: Translate Mamoudou Lamine Kane with Delaina Haslam Passed

PTC Workshop: Translate Mamoudou Lamine Kane with Delaina Haslam

Translate urgent French language poetry from Mauritania. Writer and translator, Delaina Haslam will be introducing the Poetry Translation Centre to the work of Mamoudou Lamine Kane. Delainia will work collaboratively with the group and poet facilitator Clare Pollard to create new English versions of his poems.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH
PTC Workshop: Translate Chinese Poet Shen Haobo with Dave Haysom Passed

PTC Workshop: Translate Chinese Poet Shen Haobo with Dave Haysom

Literary translator and editor David Haysom returns to the PTC workshop with another exciting Chinese poet: Shen Haobo who is a proponent of the new “Bottom-Half Body” poetry concerned with taboo subjects and animal urges. Clare Pollard will facilitate this workshop.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH
PTC Workshop: Translate Georgian Women Poets with Natalia Bukia-Peters Passed

PTC Workshop: Translate Georgian Women Poets with Natalia Bukia-Peters

Natalia Bukia-Peters returns for another session translating women poets from Georgia. In previous sessions Natalia has introduced the PTC workshops to a range of interesting voices from Georgia including Diana Anphimiadi, Eka Kevanishvili, Tea Topuria and Dato Magradze. This session will be run by UK poet Clare Pollard.

The Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH