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Events from 2013

Workshop on Thai Poet Angkarn Chanthathip with Tracey Martin

Workshop on Thai Poet Angkarn Chanthathip with Tracey Martin

For the final workshop of the year, we translated two poems by Thai poet, Angkarn Chanchathip, including the title poem of ‘The Heart’s Fifth Chamber’, the collection for which he was awarded the prestigious SEA Writers’ Prize.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan

Workshop on Poetry by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan

For this special workshop we were joined by Sudanese poet, Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, to discuss translating his poetry in a workshop led by his translator, Samuel Wilder.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Hadraawi Reads at The Mosaic Rooms

Hadraawi Reads at The Mosaic Rooms

Part of: Hadraawi Tour Autumn 2013

The best-loved Somali poet, Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame ‘Hadraawi’, read from his new selected poems with PTC Director, Sarah Maguire, reading W N Herbert’s translations. This was the last chance to see Hadraawi before he returned to Somaliland.

The Mosaic Rooms
Tower House
226 Cromwell Road
London
SW5 0SW
Workshop on Poetry from Tanzania by Euphrase Kezilahabi

Workshop on Poetry from Tanzania by Euphrase Kezilahabi

Euphrase Kezilahabi is widely regarded as the leading poet writing in Swahili. For this workshop, we were joined by Katriina Ranne to translate more of his fascinating poems.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Kurdish Poetry by Abdulla Pashew with Mahsn Majidy

Workshop on Kurdish Poetry by Abdulla Pashew with Mahsn Majidy

For our first workshop of the autumn, we returned to the poetry of Abdulla Pashew, the most popular living Kurdish poet, and translated three more of his poems with the help of Mahsn Majidy.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Turkish Poet, Karin Karakaşlı, with Canan Marasligil

Workshop on Turkish Poet, Karin Karakaşlı, with Canan Marasligil

For our final workshop before the summer break we were joined by the Free Word Centre’s translator in residence, Canan Marasligil, for a workshop on the wonderful Turkish poet, Karin Karakaşlı in which we translated four of her poems.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

Part of: Persian Poets’ Tour 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.

International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Engine House Chorlton Mill
3 Cambridge Street
Manchester
M1 5BY
Workshop on Sudanese poet, Ateif Khieri, with Samuel Wilder

Workshop on Sudanese poet, Ateif Khieri, with Samuel Wilder

Samuel Wilder joined us for a workshop on the poetry of Ateif Khieri, one of the leading Sudanese poets of his generation and a close friend of Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, who introduced us to Ateif’s poetry.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6EDsam

Workshop on Poetry from Thailand by Angkarn Chanthathip

Workshop on Poetry from Thailand by Angkarn Chanthathip

Tracey Martin joined us for another workshop on the poetry of Angkarn Chanthathip from Thailand in which we translated a delicate and suggestive poem concerned with the plight of the homeless

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry from Georgia by Diana Anphimiadi

Workshop on Poetry from Georgia by Diana Anphimiadi

Translator Natalia Bukia-Peters joined us for a workshop in which we translated two very striking poems by the young Georgian poet, Diana Anphimiadi

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry from Iran by Fariba Shadloo with Alireza Abiz

Workshop on Poetry from Iran by Fariba Shadloo with Alireza Abiz

Poet and translator, Alireza Abiz, joined us for a workshop on poetry by Iranian poet, Fariba Shadloo, one of the most interesting young Iranian women poets whose work is beginning to receive critical acclaim.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
Loondon WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Poetry in Turkish with Canan Marasligil

Workshop on Poetry in Turkish with Canan Marasligil

The Free Word Centre’s translator in residence, Canan Marasligil, joined us for a fascinating workshop on the Turkish poet, Karin Karakaşlı in which we translated three of her poems.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
Loondon WC1E 6ED

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