Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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 Saddiq himself. If you enjoy this recording 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.

Direct download: PP_Saddiq_Sympathy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm UTC

This week's poem is by Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf. The poem is read first in English translation by Clare Pollard and then in Somali by Caasha herself. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Caasha and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Caasha_Disorientation2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm UTC

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 Kamila Shamsie. If you enjoy this recording 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_How_Hard_it_is_to_Manage_Life.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm UTC

This week's poem is by Farzaneh Khojandi from Tajikistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Jo Shapcott and then in Tajik by Farzaneh herself. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Farzaneh Khojandi and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Farzaneh_Must_Escape.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am UTC