Podcasts

Our full-length podcasts can be downloaded individually from this website or you can subscribe to our weekly Poem Podcast via the iTunes store.

  • Weekly Poem Podcasts

    Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world’s greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation.

  • Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Podcast

    Featuring: Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, Sarah Maguire, Sabry Hafez

    Our first podcast features the poems of Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan, translated by Sarah Maguire and Sabry Hafez. The recording includes seven different poems read first in English by Sarah Maguire and then in Arabic by Saddiq.

  • Kajal Ahmad Podcast

    Featuring: Kajal Ahmad, Mimi Khalvati, Choman Hardi

    This podcast features the poems of Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan, translated by Mimi Khalvati and Choman Hardi. The recording includes nine different poems read first in English by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by Choman Hardi.

  • Gaarriye Podcast

    Featuring: Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’, W N Herbert, Martin Orwin, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

    This podcast features the poems of Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ‘Gaarriye’, translated by W.N.Herbert and Martin Orwin. The recording includes three different poems read first in Somali by Gaarriye himself and then in English translation by W.N.Herbert.

  • Noshi Gillani Podcast

    Featuring: Noshi Gillani, Lavinia Greenlaw, Nukhbah Langah

    This podcast features the poems of Noshi Gillani from Pakistan translated by Lavinia Greenlaw and Nukhbah Langah. The poems are read in Urdu by Kamilia Shamsie and in English translation by Lavinia Greenlaw.

  • Mohan Rana Podcast

    Featuring: Mohan Rana, Bernard O’Donoghue, Lucy Rosenstein

    This podcast features the poems of Mohan Rana from India translated by Bernard O’Donoghue and Lucy Rosenstein. The poems are read in Hindi by Mohan Rana and in English translation by Bernard O’Donoghue.

  • Corsino Fortes Podcast 1 of 2

    Featuring: Corsino Fortes, Sean O’Brien, Daniel Hahn

    This podcast features the poems of Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde translated by Sean O’Brien and Daniel Hahn. The poems are read in Portuguese by Corsino Fortes and in English by Sean O’Brien.

  • Farzaneh Khojandi Podcast

    Featuring: Farzaneh Khojandi, Jo Shapcott, Narguess Farzad

    This podcast features the remarkable poems of Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan, translated by Jo Shapcott and Narguess Farzad. The poems are read in Tajik by Farzaneh Khojandi and in English by Jo Shapcott.

  • David Huerta Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of David Huerta from Mexico, translated by Jamie McKendrick. The poems are read in Spanish by David Huerta and in English by Jamie McKendrick.

  • Víctor Terán Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of Víctor Terán from Mexico, translated by David Shook. The poems are read in Zapotec by Víctor Terán and in English by David Shook.

  • Coral Bracho Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of Coral Bracho from Mexico, translated by Katherine Pierpoint. The poems are read in Spanish by Coral Bracho and in English by Katherine Pierpoint.

  • Partaw Naderi Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of Partaw Naderi from Afghanistan, translated by Sarah Maguire and Yama Yari. The poems are read in Dari by Partaw Naderi and in English by Sarah Maguire.

  • Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Second Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan, translated by Sarah Maguire. The poems are read in Arabic by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi and in English by Sarah Maguire.

  • Corsino Fortes Second Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde, translated by Sean O’Brien. The poems are read in Portuguese by Corsino Fortes and in English by Sean O’Brien.

  • Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf Podcast

    This podcast features six poems by the Somali poet Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf, translated by Clare Pollard. The poems are read in Somali by Caasha Lul and in English by Clare Pollard.

  • Reza Mohammadi Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of the Afghan poet, Reza Mohammadi. The recording includes 10 different poems and is about 35 minutes long. Each poem is read first in English translation by Nick Laird and then in Dari by Reza himself.

  • Azita Ghahreman Podcast

    This podcast features the poems of the Iranian poet, Azita Ghahreman. The recording includes 9 different poems and is about 32 minutes long. Each poem is read first in English translation by Maura Dooley and then in Farsi by Azita herself.

  • Shakila Azizzada Podcast

    This podcast features the work of the Afghan poet Shakila Azizzada. The recording includes 12 different poems and is about 32 minutes long. Each poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Dari by Shakila herself.

  • Abdellatif Laâbi Podcast

    This podcast features the work of the Moroccan poet Abdellatif Laâbi. It includes 15 different poems and is about 43 minutes long. Each poem is read first in English translation by André Naffis-Sahely and then in French by Abdellatif himself.