Workshop on Poetry from Tanzania by Euphrase Kezilahabi
Euphrase Kezilahabi is widely regarded as the leading poet writing in Swahili. For this workshop, we were joined by translator Katriina Ranne to translate two more of his fascinating poems, 'The Well' and 'Literature', both of them defiant laments for the decline of Tanzanian culture.
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.
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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).