Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

This week's poem is by Kajal Ahmad from Kurdistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Mimi Khalvati and then in Kurdish by the poet Choman Hardi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Kajal Ahmad and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Kajal_Pregnancy.mp3
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This week's poem is by Victor Teran from Mexico.  The poem is read first in English translation by David Shook and then in Zapotec by Victor Teran. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Victor Teran and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Victor_I_Know_Your_Body.mp3
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This week's poem is by Gaarriye from Somaliland.  The poem is read first in English translation by W.N. Herbert and then in Somali by Gaarriye. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Gaarriye and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Gaarriye_Seer.mp3
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This week's poem is by Noshi Gillani from Pakistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Lavinia Greenlaw and then in Urdu by the writer Kamila Shamsie. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Noshi Gillani and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Noshi_A_Change_of_Season.mp3
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This week's poem is by David Huerta from Mexico. The poem is read first in English translation by Jamie McKendrick and then in Spanish by David himself. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about David Huerta and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_David_Aural.mp3
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