Events & Workshops

Featuring Azita Ghahreman

All Events featuring Azita Ghahreman

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
Three Persian Poets Read at Edinburgh Central Library

Three Persian Poets Read at Edinburgh Central Library

Our three Persian poets and their poet-translators received a very warm welcome for their only reading in Scotland at Edinburgh Central Library.

Edinburgh Central Library
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EG
Midsummer’s Night Reading in London by Three Persian Poets

Midsummer’s Night Reading in London by Three Persian Poets

The only London reading for our three Persian poets was sold out: more than 100 people came to hear Azita Ghahreman, Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada read with their translators, Maura Dooley and Nick Laird

The Gallery
Foyles Bookshop
113-119 Charing Cross Road
London
WC2H 0EB
Cardiff Central Library Hosts Three Persian Poets

Cardiff Central Library Hosts Three Persian Poets

Azita Ghahreman, Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada read alongside their UK poet-translators, Maura Dooley, Nick Laird and Mimi Khalvati at a Saturday afternoon reading at Cardiff Central Library.

Cardiff Central Library
John Street
Cardiff
CF10 5BA
Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

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
Persian Poets at Persepolis in Peckham

Persian Poets at Persepolis in Peckham

Three Persian Poets read at the wonderful Persian shop, Persepolis in Peckham, with tea and cakes to hand. An unmissable chance to stock up on barberries and dried limes and listen to some fabulous poetry!

Persepolis
28-30 Peckham High Street
London
SE15 5DT
Persian Poetry Night at Pomegranate Restaurant, Manchester

Persian Poetry Night at Pomegranate Restaurant, Manchester

Three Persian poets read at the Pomegranate Restaurant in Manchester. A unique opportunity to hear wonderful poetry in an intimate setting coupled with fabulous food.

Pomegranate Restaurant
202 Burton Road
West Didsbury
Manchester
M20 2LW
Persian Poetry at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

Persian Poetry at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

A chance to hear the poetry of five Persian Poets read and translated by some of the UK’s leading poets at The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

The Dylan Thomas Centre
Somerset Place
Swansea
SA1 1RR
Persian Poets Read at the Mosaic Rooms in West London

Persian Poets Read at the Mosaic Rooms in West London

West London is home to many Persian-speaking people and so we were delighted that our first reading of the tour, featuring three Persian poets, took place at the Mosaic Rooms

Mosaic Rooms
226 Cromwell Road
London
SW5 0SW
Persian Poets’ Tour Launch Party May Day 2012

Persian Poets’ Tour Launch Party May Day 2012

The fabulous launch party for our Persian Poets’ Tour took place at the October Gallery on a beautiful May evening.

The October Gallery
24 Old Gloucester Street
London
WC1N 3AL