Series: World Poets’ Tour 2005

The first World Poets' Tour was an unprecedented series of events that introduced six leading international poets to enthusiastic UK audiences.

The first World Poets' Tour in October 2005 was an unprecedented series of events that introduced six leading international poets - from Afghanistan, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Somaliland and Sudan - to enthusiastic UK audiences. Their poems were co-translated by distinguished British poets. The tour visited venues all over the UK, attracted a lot of interest in the media and drew a great deal of attention to the PTC.

Events from World Poets’ Tour 2005