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Workshop on Kurdish Poetry by Abdulla Pashew with Mahsn Majidy

Workshop on Kurdish Poetry by Abdulla Pashew with Mahsn Majidy

For our first workshop of the autumn, we returned to the poetry of Abdulla Pashew, the most popular living Kurdish poet, with translations supplied by Mahsn Majidy. This time we translated three more of his very touching poems, 'Exile', 'Two Sunsets' and 'I Came to the World Before You'.

Our poetry translation workshops are one of the PTC's core activities. Through them we've first encountered some of the poets we've gone on to translate, publish and record at length. A significant number of the poets who've visited the UK to take part in our tours were introduced to us by a translator bringing their poems to a workshop.

The workshops are open to anyone who has the skills to translate the poetry of a living African, Asian or Latin American poet with an established reputation in their own language. You don't need to send us your translations before you join us.

If you've not attended one of our workshops before, please read this before booking a place.

Workshop places are limited so advance booking is essential.

Workshops are free, but if you can afford it, you are welcome to make a donation via PayPal (just click on the button below as usual and choose Donation). 

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