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Coalesce 东弦西渐 - Poetry and Music

Coalesce 东弦西渐 - Poetry and Music

Blending together the sounds of turntables, piano, guqin, and erhu, the musicians create an immersive and mesmerising backdrop for the poems of Yu Yoyo, a post-90s Chinese poet, read live on stage by Yu’s translator AK Blakemore.

King's Place
90 York Way
London
N1 9AG
Abigail Parry at the Free Verse Poetry Book Fair

Abigail Parry at the Free Verse Poetry Book Fair

Come see Award-Winning Poet Abigail Parry at the Poetry Book Fair where she will be reading poems by the Cuban poet Legna Rodríguez Iglesias in Spanish and English.


25 Red Lion Square,
Holborn
London
WC1R 4RL
Poetry at Sunset - Bejan Matur and Jen Hadfield at StAnza

Poetry at Sunset - Bejan Matur and Jen Hadfield at StAnza

Join Kurdish poet Bejan Matur and her poet-translator Jen Hadfield for a dual-language poetry reading in Turkish and English at the StAnza Poetry Festival.

StAnza Poetry Festival
The Byre Theatre, University of St Andrews
Abbey St,
St Andrews
KY16 9LA
Many Places to Call Home

Many Places to Call Home

Join us for an evening of poetry, music and discussion inspired by ideas of nomadic existence, having many places that you call home and how different landscapes shape the art that you create.

Senate House
University of London
Malet Street
London
WC1E 7HU
Poetry and The Machine: Machine-Generated Poetry In Translation

Poetry and The Machine: Machine-Generated Poetry In Translation

Poets Tice Cin and Khairani Barokka lead this hands-on workshop translating poetry collaboratively with AIs and asking questions about creativity, authorship and encoded bias.

Deptford Literature Festival
Deptford Lounge
9 Giffin Street
London
SE8 4RJ
Somewhere We Can Take Refuge - Bejan Matur and Jen Hadfield

Somewhere We Can Take Refuge - Bejan Matur and Jen Hadfield

As part of the Deptford Literature Festival, we present a dual-language reading by two award-winning poets: Kurdish author Bejan Matur and Jen Hadfield from the UK.

Villages Brewery
21-22 Resolution Way
Deptford
London
SE8 4NT

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Refugee Awareness Week Exhibition & Open Mic 2020

Refugee Awareness Week Exhibition & Open Mic 2020

Goldsmiths STAR Society and Goldsmiths English PEN Society host this open mic and exhibition of work responding to the poem ‘Catastrophe’ by Somali poet Weedhsame.

The New Cross House
316 New Cross Road
London
SE14 6AF
Pizza & Poetry Workshop

Pizza & Poetry Workshop

As part of their Refugee Awareness Week, The Goldsmith STAR Society hosts a pizza fuled workshop looking at the poem ‘Catastrophe’ by the Somali poet Weedhsame.

Mughead Coffee
359 New Cross Road,
London
SE14 6AT
Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 2

Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 2

Our second Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop. Help burst the internet’s anglophone bubble. Part 2: Leaping into action: adding new wiki pages about international poets.

The Albany
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
CANCELLED - Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 1

CANCELLED - Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop Part 1

Help Wikipedia break out from anglophone bias & learn online activism skills. Part 1: learn the skills needed to edit Wikipedia and choose poets to research.

Unfortunately, his event has been cancelled. There is another Wikipedia Break-Out Workshop session scheduled for 18 January 2020. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Poetry Translation Centre
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG