All podcasts featuring The Poetry Translation Workshop

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guerilla bitchcraft by Adelaide Ivánova

Hear the Brazilian poet & activist talk about ‘guerilla bitchcraft’ & read the poem in both the original Portuguese and in translation. It’s a great poem twice and a mini-history lesson about colonial resistance.

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Title by Abdulla Pashew

Listen to the ironic poem ‘Title’ by the prominent Kurdish poet and writer, Abdulla Pashew. This poem was translated by Mahsn Majidy and The Poetry Translation Workshop.

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Album by Reza Mohammadi

Our Poem Podcast this week is ‘Album’ by Persian poet Reza Mohammadi. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Dari by Reza himself.

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‘Speed’ by Abdullah al Ryami

Listen to ‘Speed’ by Abdullah al Ryami from Cairo, currently living in Oman. This poem is read first in English translation by W.N Herbert and then in Arabic by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.

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Movements by Fatena Al-Gharra

Listen to ‘Movements’ by Fatena Al-Gharra translated Anna Murison & the Poetry Translation Workshop, read by Sarah Maguire and Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.

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From: Garrison Poems by Ali Abdollahi

From: Garrison Poems by Iranian poet Ali Abdollahi, Translated by Alireza Abiz & The Poetry Translation Workshop. A real example of the effectiveness of poetry that ‘shows rather than tells’.

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