Poem Podcast from the Poetry Translation Centre

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

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Direct download: PTC_Shakila_View_From_Afar_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11pm UTC

This week’s poem is by Corsino Fortes from Cape Verde. The poem is read first in English translation by Sean O'Brien and then in Portuguese by Corsino Fortes. If you enjoy this poem and would like to find out more about Corsino Fortes and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

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Direct download: PTC_Corsino_Postcards_from_the_High_Seas_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34am 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. If you enjoy this recording 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: PP_Azita_Happy_Valentine_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm UTC

This week's poem is by Coral Bracho from Mexico.  The poem is read first in English translation by Katherine Pierpoint and then in Spanish by Coral herself. If you enjoy this recording and would like to find out more about Coral Bracho and all the other poets we’ve translated, please visit our website www.poetrytranslation.org.

Direct download: PP_Coral_Let_That_Fine_Rain_Fall_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am UTC