Workshop on Poetry from Afghanistan with Reza Mohammadi and Hamid Kabir
In a fascinating preview of our Persian Poets' Tour in May, we were delighted that the leading Afghan poet, Reza Mohammadi, was able to join us for a workshop on his poems with his translator Hamid Kabir.
It's always a real pleasure to have the poet themselves present at a workshop, and this was no exception. We completed two of Reza's poems, 'Album' and 'You Crossed the Border'.
Our poetry translation workshops are one of the PTC's core activities. Through them we've first encountered some of the poets we've gone on to translate, publish and record at length. A significant number of the poets who've visited the UK to take part in our tours were introduced to us by a translator bringing their poems to a workshop.
The workshops are open to anyone who can contribute a translation of a poem by a living African, Asian or Latin American poet who has an established reputation in their own language.
Workshops are free but places are limited so advance booking is essential. If you've not attended one of our workshops before, please read this before booking a place.