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Podcast <p>Listen to ‘Directions’ by Kurdish poet Kajal Ahmad, you can hear the poem read first in English by one of Kajal’s translators, Choman Hardi and then in Kurdish by the poet herself.</p>

Directions by Kajal Ahmad

27th February

Listen to ‘Directions’ by Kurdish poet Kajal Ahmad, you can hear the poem read first in English by one of Kajal’s translators, Choman Hardi and then in Kurdish by the poet herself.

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The PTC YouTube Takeover

28th February

Six emerging poets are taking over the Poetry Translation Centre’s YouTube page to respond to our 2019 publications. Find out more about the explosion of video coming your way.

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