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Gaarriye at Somali Week

Part of: World Poets’ Tour 2008

As part of the 2008 Somali Week Festival at Oxford House, Gaarriye and his translator, Martin Orwin, read some of his most famous work.

Oxford House
Bethnal Green
Workshop on Tajik Poetry: Farzaneh Khojandi, 11th June

Workshop on Tajik Poetry: Farzaneh Khojandi, 11th June

For the third in our series of workshops concerning our upcoming World Poets’ Tour, we were joined by Jo Shapcott and Narguess Farzad for a fascinating discussion about their translations of poems by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan.

RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
62-64 Gower Street

Cost: Free

Please use the Gower Street entrance to get to the Council Room.

Workshop on Kurdish Poetry: Kajal Ahmad, 30th April

In the first of our special workshops introducing the six poets who’ll be coming to the UK in October for our World Poets’ Tour, we discussed the poetry of Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan with her co-translators, Mimi Khalvati and Choman Hardi.

Workshop on Pashto Poetry 16th April

In our last workshop we translated two short poems by two poets from Afghanistan, Pir Muhammad Karwaan and Parween Faiz-Zadah Malaal, who write in Pashto.

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