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
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
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113-119 Charing Cross Road
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