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Translate Pashto poet Abdul Ghafoor Liwal with Dawood Azami

Translate Pashto poet Abdul Ghafoor Liwal with Dawood Azami

Pashto is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan and Poetry Translation Centre has been translating Pashto poetry at its workshops with journalist and translator Dawood Azami since 2014.

The Albany
The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
Translate Hebrew poet Batsheva Dori-Carlier with Micha Meyers

Translate Hebrew poet Batsheva Dori-Carlier with Micha Meyers

Batsheva Dori-Carlier’s poetry deals with family and relationships. Her debut book, Soul Search details the evolution of a love, from a first meeting to marriage, maturity and even couples therapy.

The Albany
Douglas Way
London
SE8 4AG
‘So At One with You’ Anthology Launch at City Hall, London

‘So At One with You’ Anthology Launch at City Hall, London

This special evening celebrates the launch of ‘So At One with You’, an anthology of poems translated by Poetry Translation Centre and Kayd for Somali Week Festival over the last 10 years.

The Chamber
City hall
The Queen's Walk
London
SE1 2AA
SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Najwan Darwish with Atef Alshear

SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Najwan Darwish with Atef Alshear

Najwan Darwish is a leading voice in contemporary Arabic literature, working as a poet, journalist, editor and critic. The New York Review of Books has described him as “one of the foremost Arabic-language poets of his generation”.

The Albany
London
Douglas Way
SE8 4AG
Ilkley Literature Festival - Azita Ghahreman & Maura Dooley Reading

Ilkley Literature Festival - Azita Ghahreman & Maura Dooley Reading

Join Farsi poet Azita Ghahreman and her poet-translator Maura Dooley for an event celebrating her new collection Negative of a Group Photograph, published by the Poetry Translation Centre and Bloodaxe Books.

Ilkley Literature Festival
St Margaret's Hall
Queen's Rd
Ilkley
LS29 9QL
SOAS - An evening of Farsi poetry with Azita Ghahreman

SOAS - An evening of Farsi poetry with Azita Ghahreman

Azita Ghahreman is in London to launch her collection Negative of a Group Photograph, published in Farsi and English by the Poetry Translation Centre and Bloodaxe Books. At this free event she will share the stage with UK-based Persian poets for an intimate evening of contemporary verse in the Persian language. Hosted by poet and translator Alireza Abiz.

Please note that readings will be in Farsi (Persian) only.

Presented in partnership by the Poetry Translation Centre and Jaleh Esfahani Foundation


Room B202, Brunei Gallery Building, SOAS,
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London
WC1H 0XG
The Mosaic Rooms - Negative of a Group Photograph London Launch

The Mosaic Rooms - Negative of a Group Photograph London Launch

Join Farsi poet Azita Ghahreman, her poet-translator Maura Dooley and bridge translator Elhum Shakerifar for an event celebrating her new collection Negative of a Group Photograph.

The Mosaic Rooms
Tower House
226 Cromwell Road
London
SW5 0SW
Poetry Transcription Pizza Party

Poetry Transcription Pizza Party

The Poetry Translation Centre and Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society are partnering up for a pizza-fueled session transcribing Arabic, Hindi, Kurdish and Urdu poetry, from useless and ugly old JPEGS into functional, searchable computer files.

Birkbeck University of London
Malet Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1E 7HX
SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer

SOLD OUT Translate Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer

Our upcoming workshop translating Arabic poet Amjad Nasser with Atef Alshaer is now fully booked. We are starting a waiting list so if you are still interested in coming to this session please get in touch.

The Poetry Translation Centre
Poetry Translation Centre
2 Wardrobe Place
London
EC4V 5AH

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