Source: Iran Heritage Foundation
Reading and discussion
20 June - 6 July 2013
Presented by the Poetry Translation Centre in partnership with Iran Heritage Foundation
|Reza Mohammadi||Azita Ghahreman||Shakila Azizzada|
Persian poetry is famed for the richness of its heritage, with many classical poets such as Rumi and Hafez read internationally. But little is known about how contemporary Persian-language poets enrich and enliven the tradition today.
The Poetry Translation Centre's Persian Poets' Tour presents three prominent Persian-language poets and their translators: Azita Ghahreman (translated by Maura Dooley), Reza Mohammadi (translated by Nick Laird) and Shakila Azizzada (translated by Mimi Khalvati), for a series of five readings this summer in Manchester, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh and Ledbury.
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