We're delighted to announce the launch of a new series of weekly Poem Podcasts on iTunes. Each week listeners will be introduced to a dazzling new poem by some of the world's best loved poets.
David Shook joined us for the first in our new series of workshops. We translated a poem called 'Minitopograhy of Santa Isabel' by Marcelo Ensema Nsang, from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa.
A podcast featuring fifteen new translations of poems by the Sudanese poet, Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, reading with his translator, Sarah Maguire, is now available for for download
Rageh Omaar introduces the dynamic tradition of Somali poetry in 'The Bards of Somalia' on BBC Radio 4. The programme features poetry by Gaarriye and interviews with translators Martin Orwin and W N Herbert, and PTC Director, Sarah Maguire.
We recorded three new podcasts during our recent Mexican Poets' Tour. The third, featuring Coral Bracho reading alongside her translator, Katherine Pierpoint, is now available.
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan and Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde return to the UK for the first time since our 2008 World Poets' Tour.
Our recent Mexican Poets' Tour brought Coral Bracho, David Huerta and Victor Teran to the UK for a series of dynamic and exciting readings.
Farzaneh Khojandi's readings had a remarkable impact on audiences during our World Poets' Tour in 2008. You can now listen to a podcast of Farzaneh reading her poems alongside British poet, Jo Shapcott, reading Farzaneh's translations.
The latest in our series of podcasts features the poems and translations of Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. Corsino reads in Portuguese alongside his co-translator, Sean O'Brien.
At this special event, the Indian poet, Mohan Rana read his poems alongside his co-translator, Bernard O'Donoghue. Our first 'live' podcast, a recording of the Whitechapel event, is now available.
Our podcast featuring the poetry of Noshi Gillani from Pakistan, read by Lavinia Greenlaw and Kamila Shamsie, is now available to download.
Our podcast featuring Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' and his co-translator W N Herbert is now available to download.
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