Thu, 13 October 2016
This week’s poem is by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi from Sudan. The poem is read first in English translation by Sarah Maguire and then in Arabic by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi.
The PTC and Bloodaxe Books are publishing Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi's first English collection entitled 'A Monkey At The Window' in November but you can get preview copies at Saddiq's Manchester Literature Festival reading on October 17th.
If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.