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Reel Festival: Poems for and from Iraq

March 23, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Edinburgh, Scotland
This very special event features Iraqi poetry from Ghareeb Iskander, Sabreen Khadhim, Zahir Mousa, Awezan Nouri with new translations from John Glenday, Jen Hadfield, William Letford and Krystelle Bamford. Reel Festivals will also present short readings for Iraq from poets from around Scotland including Vicki Feaver, Anna Crowe, Nick-e Melville, Miriam Gamble, Peter Mackay and a new Filmpoem from Alastair Cook. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Iraqi poets, to engage, ask questions and enjoy the riches harvested from translation.

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March 23, 2013
12:00 AM EDT