London - Georgian poetry in translation: Diana Anphimiadi and Salome Benidze
Paul Webley Wing (Senate House)
Don't miss Diana Anphimiadi and Salome Benidze for the only London reading of their 2018 UK tour! These acclaimed poets from Georgia will read alongside award-winning British poets Jean Sprackland and Helen Mort, before discussing the delicate art of poetry translation with their bridge translator Natalia Bukia-Peters.
This event marks the publication of two new PTC bilingual chapbooks: Beginning to Speak by Diana Anphimiadi (translated by Jean Sprackland and Natalia Bukia-Peters; supported by the Georgian National Book Center) and I Wanted to Ask You by Salome Benidze (translated by Helen Mort and Natalia Bukia-Peters).
This event will be in English with poetry readings in Georgian and English. No prior knowlede of Georgian required!
This is a free event. Presented in partnership with the SOAS Centre for Translation Studies and Senate House.