Directions by Kajal Ahmad

Featuring: Kajal Ahmad, Mimi Khalvati, Choman Hardi

Translated by Mimi Khalvati and Choman Hardi

Born in Kirkuk in Iraqi Kurdistan in 1967, Kajal Ahmad has gained a considerable reputation for her brave, poignant and challenging work throughout the Kurdish-speaking world. Her poems have been translated into Arabic, Turkish, Norwegian and now, for the first time, into English.

This is part of our new rebranded weekly release: the Dual Poetry Podcast, one poem in two languages from the Poetry Translation Centre. As ever we will be releasing a translated poem each week.

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