Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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 novelist 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_To_Catch_Butterflies_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08am UTC

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. If you enjoy this recording 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_Your_Name_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm UTC

 

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. 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.    

 

 

 

Direct download: PTC_Saddiq_Lamps_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm UTC

This week's poem is by Reza Mohammadi from Afghanistan. The poem is read first in English translation by Nick Laird and then in Dari by Reza Mohammadi. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Reza Mohammadi and all the other poets we've translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

 

Direct download: PP_Reza_The_Word_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am UTC