Enter our Lagos / London poetry competition for Free. This opportunity is for Nigerian and Nigerian heritage poets and the winners will take part in a year-long development programme.
By: Kaozara Okikiola Oyalowo
We have just launched our youth programme: Undertow. The poet Kaozara Okikiola Oyalowo came up with the name and here she tells us why it resonates with her.
Iraqi poet Saadi Youssef has died aged 87 at his home near London. Youssef was one of the Arab world’s most respected poets and the PTC’s first patron.
By: Octavia Lamb
Octavia Lamb, the newly appointed Chair of the Poetry Translation Centre’s Board of Trustees, talks about her relationship with poetry and translation and looks forward to the PTC’s upcoming projects.
The PTC has cancelled our upcoming events due to the ongoing Covid-19 Outbreak, but we still have a lively online presence.
By: Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi,
Last November the poet, and founder of the Poetry Translation Centre, Sarah Maguire died. Her friend, the poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, wrote this obituary for her in the Arabic newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi.
Poet, editor and critic, Edward Doegar will join the Poetry Translation Centre as its Commissioning Editor on 3rd April 2018. In this new role he will shape the PTC’s artistic programme.
By: Clarissa Aykroyd
Sarah Maguire, an outstanding poet and the founder of the Poetry Translation Centre, died in November 2017. She had been ill for a few years. Poet Clarissa Aykroyd shares her memories.
By: Erica Jarnes
Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf and her translator Clare Pollard wowed audiences, while Martin Orwin and Daljit Martin read from Catastrophe by Weedhsame, who was, sadly, kept away from the UK.
Our new season of Poetry Translation Workshops starts in April. Get a Season Pass and translate new poetry from China, Brazil, Mauritania, Cuba and Georgia with award-winning poet Clare Pollard
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