Hadraawi: The Poet and the Man

Hadraawi: The Poet and the Man



Publisher: The Poetry Translation Centre / Redsea Cultural Foundation / Kayd Somali Arts and Culture

ISBN: 978-88-88934-36-5

Featured poets: Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame ‘Hadraawi’

Featured translators: W N Herbert, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’, Said Jama Hussein

Hadraawi: The Poet and the Man is the first selection of poems by the greatest living Somali poet, Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame 'Hadraawi', to be published in Somali alongside translations into English.

This ground-breaking book is co-published by the PTC together with Redsea Cultural Foundation and Kayd Somali Arts and Culture, to mark Hadraawi being granted the prestigious Prince Claus Fund Award for his tireless promotion of peace and the outstanding quality of his poetry.

The poems featured in this book are translated by W N Herbert working closely with the brilliant Somali translators Maxamed Xasan 'Alto' and Said Jama Hussein.