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.

'He Tells Tales of Meroe' is from a new book of poems by Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi inspired by the Petrie Museum’s collection of material from Meroe in Sudan.

You can buy 'He Tells Tales of Meroe' here.

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.

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Direct download: He_Tells_Tales_of_Meroe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32am UTC

This week’s poem is by Azita Ghahreman from Iran.  The poem is read first in English translation by Maura Dooley and then in Farsi by Azita Ghahreman. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Azita Ghahreman and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

 

Direct download: PTC_Azita_The_Boat_That_Brought_Me_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42pm 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: PTC_Reza_Illegal_Immigrant_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am UTC

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 recording 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_Open_and_Shut_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am UTC