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Part of: PTC Workshops October-December Season PTC Workshop: Translate Adelaide Ivánova with Francisco Vilhena

Poetry Translation Centre

PTC Workshop: Translate Adelaide Ivánova with Francisco Vilhena

Earlier this year when we first translated Adelaide Ivánova the PTC workshop was dazzled by the breadth of references in her work; everything from Portuguese battleships to song lyrics by Nirvana was part of her rich mix. Francisco Vilhena returns with more poems by this talented poet and artist. Award-winning poet Clare Pollard will be facilitating.

There is no need to know the language being translated, just come along!

Adelaide Ivánova is a Brazilian poet and artist (b. Recife, 1982). She lives between Berlin and Cologne. Her first poetry collection, O Martelo (The Hammer) was published in 2016. Her work has been featured in English in Clinic and Alba Londres.

Francisco Vilhena is an assistant editor at Granta. He translates from the Portuguese. His work has appeared in Granta, Wasafiri, Clinic and other publications.

Clare Pollard is an award-winning UK poet, She has published four collections with Bloodaxe Books, the latest being Incarnation. She has extensive experience as a translator, co-translating Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf for the PTC - their new collection The Sea-Migrations is published in November 2017. Starting in 2018 Clare will be the Editor of Modern Poetry in Translation magazine.

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