Unlock the beauty of Swahili love poetry at this valentines day translation workshop.
You can buy a Season Pass for all six workshops for £35. Individual workshops cost £7. Students and retirees get a discounted season pass for £20 or pay £4 per session. For the unwaged and refugees the sessions are free. NEW THIS TERM: We are running a loyalty scheme where each workshop attended will earn you points towards free PTC chapbooks and poetry collections.
Read about the Poets and Translators:
Ida Hadjivayanis works at the Department of the Languages and Culture of Africa in SOAS. She speaks English, French and Swahili and was one of the translators on the 'Alisi Ndani YA Nchi YA Ajabu: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in Swahili' project.
Clare Pollard received an Eric Gregory Award in 2000 and was named by The Independent as one of their 'Top 20 Writers Under 30'. Her first poetry collection, The Heavy-Petting Zoo, was published in 1998. As a writer, Clare is very concerned with bearing witness to the times in which we live. Her work has frequently engaged with contemporary concerns, from our confessional media culture in Bedtime, to climate change in The Weather and globalisation in Look, Clare! Look!.
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