Readings: Persian poetry on tour
- Thu 20 Jun 2013
- 6:30 pm
Persian poetry is has a rich heritage and many Classical Persian poets, such as Rumi and Hafez, are famous across the world. But little is known about how contemporary Persian-language poets have continued to enrich and enliven their tradition. Shakila Azizzada, Azita Ghahreman and Reza Mohammadi are three of the most acclaimed Persian poets writing today. Join them as they read from their work alongside their translators, poets Mimi Khalvati, Maura Dooley and Nick Laird. A Poetry Translation Centre event. Free, all welcome; booking advised via Eventbrite.