Ahead of next month’s tour, we are releasing this recording by Turkish Poet Bejan Matur and her poet-translator reading ‘Growing Up In Two Dreams’ in turkish and English.
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This week’s poem podcast contains three short poems by Kurdish-Turkish Poet Bejen Matur, translated by Canan Marasligil and UK poet Jen Hadfield.
Bejan Matur is an award-winning Kurdish-Alevi poet from Turkey writing in Turkish and Kurdish. Her poetry has been translated into English by poet Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil.
Three short poems by Kurdish-Turkish Poet Bejen Matur, translated by Canan Marasligil and UK poet Jen Hadfield. The poems are ‘Dead Sun’, ‘There is no Sun’ and ‘Truth’.
‘Ceremonial Robes’ by Kurdish-Turkish poet Bejan Matur, from her PTC chapbook ‘If This is a Lament’, translated by Jen Hadfield and Canan Marasligil.