Part of: Summer Workshops at The Albany Translate Vietnamese poetry by Linh San with Phuong Anh Nguyen
Sodo Pizza Restaurant
We welcome back Phuong Anh Nguyen to continue our translation of 'on a species of bird that doesn’t fly away' by Vietnamese poet Linh San. The prose poem looks at memory and grief.
This is the third PTC workshop with guest translator Phương Anh Nguyen and the workshop facilitator Helen Bowell looking at this text and you can find the previously translated fragment on the PTC website.
PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this workshop has changed. We will now be meeting at Sodo Pizza Restaurant, 144a Deptford High Street, SE8 3PQ. We will not be able to order food as the kitchen will not be open but we will have our regular snacks and drinks.
Guest Translator - Phương Anh Nguyen
Phương Anh Nguyen is a Vietnamese emerging translator, writer and editor at youth and BIPOC run magazine GENCONTROLZ. Her work has been featured on Asymptote, Interpret Magazine and Yuzu Press. Currently, she is pursuing a BA in Language and Culture at University College London.
Poet - Linh San
Linh San (b.1998) earned a bachelor's degree in Literature from Hanoi National University of Education and currently works in several art spaces in Hanoi.
Workshop Facilitator - Helen Bowell
Helen Bowell is a London-based poet and co-director of Dead [Women] Poets Society. In 2020, she co-guest-edited an issue of Modern Poetry in Translation (focus on dead women poets). She is a Ledbury Poetry Critic and her debut pamphlet The Barman was published by Bad Betty Press in 2022.
There is no need to know the language being translated. Simply come along and share your passion for words, writing and understanding.
You can get tickets for individual workshops or save money by signing up for a Season Pass. The saving on a season pass is equivalent to a free workshop. Concession tickets are available for the unwaged.