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Poetry in Translation: WN Herbert and Sarah Maguire in Conversation

Saturday 06 September 2008, 22:00

Sun 7 Sep 3.00pm

The Poetry Translation Centre wants to see what happens when English poets meet their non-European counterparts. As the PTC's World Poets' Tour visits Bristol, Sarah Maguire talks about her experience of translating the Arabic poems of Al Saddiq Al Raddi, with W N Herbert who has translated the Somali poetry of Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ('Gaarriye'). Featuring Portuguese poet Filipa Leal and Bristol based poet Lawrence Pettener.

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