Tuesday 4th February 2014
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.
Saturday 6th July 2013
The final reading of our three wonderful Persian poets and their UK poet-translators took place at Ledbury Poetry Festival.
Tuesday 2nd July 2013
Our three Persian poets and their poet-translators received a very warm welcome for their only reading in Scotland at Edinburgh Central Library.
Saturday 22nd June 2013
Azita Ghahreman, Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada read alongside their UK poet-translators, Maura Dooley, Nick Laird and Mimi Khalvati at a Saturday afternoon reading at Cardiff Central Library.
Thursday 20th June 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.
Sunday 1st July 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.
Saturday 19th May 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.
Friday 18th May 2012
The culmination of our fabulous Persian Poets' Tour was this Gala Reading at London's Rich Mix featured the poetry of all five Persian Poets read by their five British poet-translators.
Tuesday 15th May 2012
Reza Mohammadi, Azita Ghahreman and Shakila Azizzada read at The Wordsworth Trust with British poets, Nick Laird, Mimi Khalvati and Jo Shapcott, who read her translations of Farzaneh Khojandi.
Wednesday 9th May 2012
Two distinguished Persian poets, Shakila Azizzada and Azita Ghahreman, read with poet-translators, Mimi Khalvati and Sarah Maguire at the University of Birmingham
Friday 4th May 2012
A chance to hear the poetry of five Persian Poets read and translated by some of the UK's leading poets at The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea
Tuesday 1st May 2012
The fabulous launch party for our Persian Poets' Tour took place at the October Gallery on a beautiful May evening.
Saturday 18th October 2008
The Gala Reading at the British Library was an unprecdented literary event featuring the poems of six international poets read in translation by six leading British poets.
Wednesday 15th October 2008
Readings by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' and the poetry of Kajal Ahmad, with Mimi Khalvati.
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